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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » October 27th, 2014, 8:04 pm

That's a Graptolite, preserved by...trace fossil, I believe. They work well as index fossils because they became extinct in the Ordovician extinction.
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » October 27th, 2014, 8:23 pm

What is the phylum and kingdom of Fusulinida?
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Postby ceg7654 » October 27th, 2014, 8:50 pm

What is the phylum and kingdom of Fusulinida?
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby GoofyFoofer » October 27th, 2014, 8:51 pm

Hmm... I'll just answer this anyways. I hope this doesn't ruin everybody's plans...
phylum: Foraminifera, kingdom: Protozoa
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby fantasyfan » October 27th, 2014, 8:58 pm

That's a Graptolite, preserved by...trace fossil, I believe. They work well as index fossils because they became extinct in the Ordovician extinction.
They are preserved by carbon film

They are index fossils because they had a wide geographic range (because they were planktonic) and they lived for a short period of time
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Postby azuritemalachite » November 1st, 2014, 4:45 pm

Hmm... I'll just answer this anyways. I hope this doesn't ruin everybody's plans...
phylum: Foraminifera, kingdom: Protozoa

I would say kingdom Protista, but their both right. You are right, but the person who posted it isn't replying so I'm just verifying so you can go.
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby GoofyFoofer » November 2nd, 2014, 3:26 pm

Hmm... I'll just answer this anyways. I hope this doesn't ruin everybody's plans...
phylum: Foraminifera, kingdom: Protozoa

I would say kingdom Protista, but their both right. You are right, but the person who posted it isn't replying so I'm just verifying so you can go.
Ok. Are Protista and Protozoa the same thing? I think I read that somewhere.
Anyways...
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby sofossils » December 3rd, 2014, 4:48 pm

Since no one has posted in over a month, I'll just post a picture to keep the marathon alive.

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby fantasyfan » December 3rd, 2014, 4:51 pm

Since no one has posted in over a month, I'll just post a picture to keep the marathon alive.

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby sofossils » December 3rd, 2014, 5:14 pm

That's correct! Your turn
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