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eurypterid

any large extinct scorpion-like aquatic arthropod of the order Eurypterida, found in the SILURIAN PERIOD.
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Near the base of the section plants, ostracods and eurypterids (Miller 1996; Miller 2007a), as well as fish (Kennedy et al.
There is still much to be learned from, and about, this diminutive Silurian predator that shared the seas with much larger eurypterids, and it is all thanks to Carl Fechko's discovery and generous donation of his unintended catch to the ROM.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The findings by a team of researchers reinterpreted the habits, capabilities, and ecological role of the giant pterygotid eurypterid, the largest arthropod that ever lived.
If you are determined to find a eurypterid, make an appointment with Lang's Fossils in Ilion for access to their famed quarry.
The extinct eurypterids, or sea scorpions, are the most diverse Paleozoic chelicerates.
This year, he will return to examine outcrops of ancient tropical seabed deposits along the shore of Hudson Bay, near Churchill, where extraordinary remains of rare eurypterids ("sea scorpions"), horseshoe crabs, and other odd joint-legged animals have been uncovered.
Studies by ROM paleontologist Dave Rudkin and colleages of 450- to 400-million-year-old fossil arthropods--including trilobites, eurypterids, and horseshoe crabs--from the Hudson Bay and James Bay lowlands are revealing exciting new information on ancient biodiversity and evolutionary dynamics.
In prehistoric times, the ocean floor that is now New York State was home to multitudes of trilobites and eurypterids - groups of arthropods that are now extinct.