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Re: Fossils B/C

Post by boomvroomshroom » April 29th, 2015, 9:35 pm

Whoops, sorry. (Oh well too lazy to look them up.)

1. What is the class?
2. About how old is it?
3. What mode of preservation is this?
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Post by coprolite_dipstick » April 29th, 2015, 10:22 pm

1. Insecta
2. Devonian
3. Mehhhh.. compression?
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Re: Fossils B/C

Post by Unome » April 30th, 2015, 4:27 am

Carbon film/carbonized (so compressed makes sense, I suppose)
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Re: Fossils B/C

Post by boomvroomshroom » April 30th, 2015, 11:57 am

Meh either or - corprolite_dipstick was first so guess it's your turn!

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Re: Fossils B/C

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » May 2nd, 2015, 9:05 am

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Re: Fossils B/C

Post by Unome » May 2nd, 2015, 9:21 am

1) Phylum Ginkgophyta, Class Ginkgoopsida, Order Ginkgoales, Family Ginkgoaceae (taxonomic naming schemes are helpful)
2) It arose in the Jurassic, and survives as a single species today
3) Grows in the wild in China
4) Um... carbonized film?
Tiebreaker) Ginkgo biloba (I assume you wanted the name)
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Re: Fossils B/C

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » May 2nd, 2015, 9:40 am

Unome wrote:
1) Phylum Ginkgophyta, Class Ginkgoopsida, Order Ginkgoales, Family Ginkgoaceae (taxonomic naming schemes are helpful)
2) It arose in the Jurassic, and survives as a single species today
3) Grows in the wild in China
4) Um... carbonized film?
Tiebreaker) Ginkgo biloba (I assume you wanted the name)
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Re: Fossils B/C

Post by Unome » May 2nd, 2015, 9:59 am

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Re: Fossils B/C

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » May 2nd, 2015, 10:06 am

Unome wrote:
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1) Crinoidea, Crinozoa?
2) Filter feeder, feeds using its cilia
3) Starfish
4) They are composed of stems, crowns, and roots? They show pentaradial symmetry like all echinoderms.

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