trilobite


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trilobite

a fossil arthropod of the class Trilobita from the CAMBRIAN and SILURIAN PERIODS.
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"Mind you, we have a trilobite from Morocco that's priced at PS995."
The illustrated trilobite and brachiopod specimens were photographed using a digital camera Nikon D300S mounted on a Leitz Aristophot photomicrography stand.
He also noted that unlike most Trilobite fossils unearthed in the past, this one is completely in very good condition, which makes the find even more interesting.
The trilobite shape is far from being the most suitable for churches to face the earthquakes.
Although Monomorphichnus is most often attributed to a trilobite tracemaker, and are frequently preserved in deeper marine environments, the trace has also been described from shallow marine, fluvial and estuarine environments (Fillion and Pickerill 1990).
Ordovician Trilobites of Southern Ontario, Canada and the Surrounding Region
Probably, the stronger role was played by the taphonomic filter, as preservation of trilobite trace fossils is highest in heterolithic siltstone-sandstone deposits (Crimes, 1975; Goldring, 1985).
Just off the interstate in Tully, there's a bald hillside that can be scavanged for spirifers, rippled Grammysia bivalves and the odd trilobite. Fossil collecting tends to be dirty work in often remote places.
Electrolux's history in vacuums has been a parade of innovations: Model the first vacuum cleaner on runners, launched in 1921; the Luxomatic Z90 in 1964, the first model with a cord winder, self-sealing paper dust bags and a dust indicator; and the Trilobite in 2001, the first mass-produced, self-propelled vacuum.
Richard Fortey, a paleontologist who specialized in trilobites (a group of extinct arthropods) at the Natural History Museum in London, is the award-winning author of Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth (1997), Trilobite: Eyewitness to Evolution (2000), The Hidden Landscape: A Journey into the Geological Past (1993), Earth: An Intimate History ([EXCELLENT] Mar/Apr 2005), and Dry Storeroom No.
extinction like the long-gone trilobite! They flee my wrath.
He was the brains behind the first commercially available robotic vacuum cleaner, the Electrolux Trilobite.