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==1991-1995 Events==
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=Miscellaneous=
taken from [https://www.soinc.org/learn/event-history soinc event history] - compare w/ [https://www.soinc.org/1990-1999-tournament-results national tournament results] and add to [[Comprehensive Event Listing]]
 
===1995===
 
Aerodynamics - B
 
Amphibians & Reptiles - B
 
Amphibians & Reptiles - C
 
Bio-Process Lab - B
 
Cell Biology - C
 
Chemistry Lab - C
 
Circuit Lab - C
 
Designer Genes - C
 
Earth Science Processes - B
 
Earth Science Processes - C
 
Egg Drop - B
 
Experimental Design - C
 
Experimental Design - B
 
It's About Time - C
 
Metric Mastery - B
 
Mission Possible - C
 
Mousetrap Vehicle - C
 
Nature Quest - C
 
Nature Quest - B
 
Out of This World - B
 
Pentathlon - B
 
Periodic Table Quiz - C
 
Physics Lab - C
 
Process Skills for Life Science - B
 
Qualitative Analysis - C
 
Road Scholar - B
 
Rocks and Minerals - B
 
Rocks and Minerals - C
 
Science Crime Busters - B
 
Science of Fitness - C
 
Simple Machines - B
 
Thermodynamics - B
 
Towers - C
 
Towers - B
 
Trajectory - B
 
Water Quality - C
 
Water Quality - B
 
What Are You Try To Tell Me - B
 
What Are You Try To Tell Me - C
 
Write It Do It - C
 
Write It Do It - B
 
  
===1994===
 
Aerodynamics - B
 
Amphibians & Reptiles - B
 
Amphibians & Reptiles - C
 
Balancing Equations - C
 
Bio-Process Lab - B
 
Bridge Building - C
 
Cell Biology - C
 
Chemistry Lab - C
 
Circuit Lab - C
 
Designer Genes - C
 
Earth Science Processes - B
 
Earth Science Processes - C
 
Egg Drop - B
 
It's About Time - C
 
Metric Mastery - B
 
Mission Possible - C
 
Mousetrap Vehicle - C
 
Name That Organism - C
 
Name That Organism - B
 
Nature Quest - C
 
Nature Quest - B
 
Pentathlon - B
 
Physics Lab - C
 
Picture This - B
 
Process Skills for Life Science - B
 
Qualitative Analysis - C
 
Road Scholar - B
 
Rocks and Minerals - B
 
Rocks and Minerals - C
 
Science Crime Busters - B
 
Simple Machines - B
 
Thermodynamics - B
 
Trajectory - B
 
Water Quality - C
 
Water Quality - B
 
Weather or Not - B
 
What Are You Try To Tell Me - B
 
What Are You Try To Tell Me - C
 
Write It Do It - C
 
Write It Do It - B
 
 
===1993===
 
Aerodynamics - B
 
Balancing Equations - C
 
Bio-Process Lab - B
 
Bridge Building - C
 
Cell Biology - C
 
Chemistry Lab - C
 
Circuit Lab - C
 
Computer Programming - C
 
Designer Genes - C
 
Egg Drop - B
 
Get Your Bearing - B
 
Get Your Bearing - C
 
It's About Time - C
 
Measurement - B
 
Measurement - C
 
Metric Estimation - C
 
Metric Estimation - B
 
Mousetrap Vehicle - C
 
Name That Organism - C
 
Name That Organism - B
 
Pentathlon - B
 
Physics Lab - C
 
Picture This - B
 
Qualitative Analysis - C
 
Road Rally - B
 
Road Rally - C
 
Rocks and Minerals - B
 
Rocks and Minerals - C
 
Science Crime Busters - B
 
Simple Machines - B
 
Sounds of Music - C
 
Thermodynamics - B
 
Trajectory - B
 
Weather or Not - B
 
Write It Do It - B
 
Write It Do It - C
 
 
===1992===
 
Aerodynamics - B
 
Balancing Equations - C
 
Bio-Process Lab - B
 
Bridge Building - C
 
Cell Biology - C
 
Chemistry Lab - C
 
Circuit Lab - C
 
Computer Programming - C
 
Designer Genes - C
 
Don’t Bug Me - B
 
Don’t Bug Me - C
 
Egg Drop - B
 
Get Your Bearing - B
 
Get Your Bearing - C
 
It's About Time - C
 
Measurement - C
 
Measurement - B
 
Metric Estimation - C
 
Metric Estimation - B
 
Mousetrap Vehicle - C
 
Pentathlon - B
 
Physics Lab - C
 
Picture This - B
 
Qualitative Analysis - C
 
Road Rally - B
 
Road Rally - C
 
Rocks and Minerals - B
 
Rocks and Minerals - C
 
Science Bowl - C
 
Science Bowl - B
 
Science Crime Busters - B
 
Simple Machines - B
 
Sounds of Music - C
 
Thermodynamics - B
 
Trajectory - B
 
Weather or Not - B
 
Write It Do It - C
 
Write It Do It - B
 
 
===1991===
 
Aerodynamics - B
 
Balancing Equations - C
 
Bridge Building - C
 
Chemistry Lab - C
 
Circuit Lab - C
 
Computer Programming - B
 
Computer Programming - C
 
Designer Genes - C
 
Don’t Bug Me - C
 
Don’t Bug Me - B
 
Egg Drop - B
 
Get Your Bearing - B
 
Get Your Bearing - C
 
Heat Transfer - B
 
Measurement - C
 
Measurement - B
 
Metric Estimation - C
 
Metric Estimation - B
 
Mousetrap Vehicle - C
 
Pentathlon - B
 
Physics Lab - C
 
Picture This - B
 
Qualitative Analysis - C
 
Road Rally - C
 
Road Rally - B
 
Rocks and Minerals - B
 
Rocks and Minerals - C
 
Science Bowl - B
 
Science Bowl - C
 
Science Crime Busters - B
 
Sounds of Music - C
 
Tic Toc - C
 
Trajectory - B
 
Water Quality - C
 
Water Quality - B
 
Weather or Not - B
 
Write It Do It - C
 
Write It Do It - B
 
 
=Fossils=
 
=Fossils=
notes:
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*compare with rocks + minerals list - link page for rocks on list?
*compare with rocks + minerals list - link page for rocks on list? (rocks needs updates too but that can wait until this is done)
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*maybe make template like herp/ornithology '''*this is the best course of action*'''
*look at other identification lists + make more consistent
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**this entire page probably needs to get redone because i didn't think about that
**maybe make template like herp/ornithology
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==Template==
==Genera/Species==
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(found at [[User:Jaspattack/Sandbox/Fossils]])
 +
{{User:Jaspattack/Sandbox/Fossils
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  |Desc=
 +
  |Picture=
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  |Tax=
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=Kingdom Protozoa (Protists)=
 +
Protists are essentially organisms that do not fit into any other categories. They are eukaryotic organisms, however they are not animals, plants or fungi. Only one phylum under Kingdom Protozoa is on the 2020 fossil list - Foraminifera.
 +
==Phylum Foraminifera==
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Name of Genera
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
   | [[]]
+
   | [[File:Forams.png|300px|alt=An illustration of various forams]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   | Example
+
   | Cambrian to Recent
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Taxonomy
+
   ! Distinctive Features
   | Example
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   | All forams possess a test, a shell secreted while the animal was alive. The shell is commonly made of calcium carbonate (CaCO<sub>3</sub>) or aggregated particles of sediment.
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
   | Example
+
   | All are marine, living on or inside sediment (benthic). However, some are planktonic and float in the water column.
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
   | Example
+
   | While fossilized forams are typically very small (less than 20 cm), larger forams with complex shell structures have been found over time.
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
   | Example
+
   | Forams
|-
 
  ! Typical Features
 
  | Example
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   | Example
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   | The phylum Foraminifera, or as they are usually called, forams, are extremely basic fossils. They are single celled organisms, the oldest of which date back to the Cambrian. They became much more common when coral reefs expanded, and would die off without them. Forams are also useful indicators of past environments and can be good index fossils. The petroleum industry will typically analyze the foram content of the ground they want to drill in to determine whether or not to drill there. In the phylum Foraminifera, competitors must know the order Fusulinida and the genus Nummulites. In some circles, Foraminifera is considered a class or a sub-phylum to the phylum Retaria.
 
|}
 
|}
 
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===Order Fusulinida===
==Orders/Classes==
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
   | [[]]
+
   | [[File:Fusulinid 1.png|300px|alt=A diagram of fusulinid morphology]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   | Example
+
   | Upper Pennsylvanian to Upper Permian
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Taxonomy  
 
   ! Taxonomy  
   | Example
+
   | '''Domain:''' Eukaryota<br>'''Phylum:''' Retaria<br>'''Subphylum:''' Foraminifera
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Distinctive Features
 
   ! Distinctive Features
   | Example
+
   | As the test grows, it twists into a spiral around the single cell and forms chambers. They look similar to grains of wheat, and many of them are found together.
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
   | Example
+
   | Most were planktonic, living in clear marine water far from shore.
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Adaptations Over Time
 
   ! Adaptations Over Time
   | Example
+
   | Early fusulinids were smaller and more spherical, and overtime they evolved to be longer and narrower.
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
 
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
   | Example
+
   | Fusulinids
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   | Example
+
   | Fusulinids have also been considered a genus instead of an order in some classifications. They are some of the most complex forams. Fusulinids were omnivorous, eating via reticulopodia (cell extensions), which projected through pores in the test to catch small creatures. The shell is secreted by the protoplasm of the cell. Fusulinids went extinct with the Permian-Triassic extinction event.
 
|}
 
|}
 
==Phyla==
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Nummulites
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
   | [[]]
+
   | [[File:Nummulites.jpg|300px]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   | Example
+
   | Middle Cretaceous to Recent
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Taxonomy
   | Example
+
  | '''Phylum:''' Retaria<br>'''Subphylum:''' Foraminifera<br>'''Order:''' Rotaliida
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
+
=Kingdom Animalia (Animals)=
=Kingdom Protozoa (Protists)=
+
==Sponges (Phylum Porifera)==
Protists are essentially organisms that do not fit into any other categories. They are eukaryotic organisms, however they are not animals, plants or fungi. Only one phylum under Kingdom Protozoa is on the 2020 fossil list - Foraminifera.
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{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
==Phylum Foraminifera==
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
   | [[File:Forams.png|300px|alt=An illustration of various forams]]
+
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   | Cambrian to Recent
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Distinctive Features
 
   ! Distinctive Features
   | All forams possess a test, a shell secreted while the animal was alive. The shell is commonly made of calcium carbonate (CaCO<sub>3</sub>) or aggregated particles of sediment.
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
   | All are marine, living on or inside sediment (benthic). However, some are planktonic and float in the water column.
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Adaptations Over Time
 
   ! Adaptations Over Time
   | While fossilized forams are typically very small (less than 20 cm), larger forams with complex shell structures have been found over time.
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
 
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
   | Forams
+
   | Sponges
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   | The phylum Foraminifera, or as they are usually called, forams, are extremely basic fossils. They are single celled organisms, the oldest of which date back to the Cambrian. They became much more common when coral reefs expanded, and would die off without them. Forams are also useful indicators of past environments and can be good index fossils. The petroleum industry will typically analyze the foram content of the ground they want to drill in to determine whether or not to drill there. In the phylum Foraminifera, competitors must know the order Fusulinida and the genus Nummulites. In some circles, Foraminifera is considered a class or a sub-phylum to the phylum Retaria.
+
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
===Order Fusulinida===
+
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Astraeospongia
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
   | [[File:Fusulinid 1.png|300px|alt=A diagram of fusulinid morphology]]
+
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   | Upper Pennsylvanian to Upper Permian
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Taxonomy  
 
   ! Taxonomy  
   | '''Domain:''' Eukaryota<br>'''Phylum:''' Retaria<br>'''Subphylum:''' Foraminifera
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
   | As the test grows, it twists into a spiral around the single cell and forms chambers. They look similar to grains of wheat, and many of them are found together.
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
   | Most were planktonic, living in clear marine water far from shore.
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
   | Early fusulinids were smaller and more spherical, and overtime they evolved to be longer and narrower.
+
   | Calcareous Sponge
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
   | Fusulinids
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   | Fusulinids have also been considered a genus instead of an order in some classifications. They are some of the most complex forams. Fusulinids were omnivorous, eating via reticulopodia (cell extensions), which projected through pores in the test to catch small creatures. The shell is secreted by the protoplasm of the cell. Fusulinids went extinct with the Permian-Triassic extinction event.
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   |  
 
|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Nummulites
+
|+ Genus Hydnoceras
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
   | [[File:Nummulites.jpg|300px]]
+
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   | Middle Cretaceous to Recent
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Taxonomy  
 
   ! Taxonomy  
   | '''Phylum:''' Retaria<br>'''Subphylum:''' Foraminifera<br>'''Order:''' Rotaliida
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   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
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|-
 
|-
 
   ! Common Names
 
   ! Common Names
   |  
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   | Glass Sponge
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Typical Features
 
   ! Typical Features
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   |  
 
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
=Kingdom Animalia (Animals)=
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==Bryozoans (Phylum Bryozoa)==
The vast majority of fossils competitors will need to know for the event are invertebrates. This makes sense for two reasons- invertebrates are the most common fossils throughout North America, and they are inexpensive and cheap to use as samples during the event. They may seem boring at first, but they are just as important as anything else.
 
==Sponges (Phylum Porifera)==
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
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|-
 
|-
 
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
 
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
   | Sponges
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   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   |  
 
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Astraeospongia
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|+ Genus Archimedes
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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|-
 
|-
 
   ! Common Names
 
   ! Common Names
   | Calcareous Sponge
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   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Typical Features
 
   ! Typical Features
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Hydnoceras
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|+ Genus Rhombopora
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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|-
 
|-
 
   ! Common Names
 
   ! Common Names
   | Glass Sponge
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   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Typical Features
 
   ! Typical Features
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   |  
 
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
==Bryozoans (Phylum Bryozoa)==
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==Graptolites (Phylum Hemichordata)==
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
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   |  
 
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
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===Order Dendroidea===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Archimedes
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Taxonomy  
 
   ! Taxonomy  
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Distinctive Features
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Features
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
 +
===Order Graptoloidea===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Rhombopora
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Taxonomy  
 
   ! Taxonomy  
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Distinctive Features
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Features
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
==Graptolites (Phylum Hemichordata)==
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==Corals (Phylum Cnidaria)==
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
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   |  
 
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
===Order Dendroidea===
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===Order Tabulata===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
===Order Graptoloidea===
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Favosites
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Taxonomy  
 
   ! Taxonomy  
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   | Example
+
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
==Corals (Phylum Cnidaria)==
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Halysites
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   |  
 
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Taxonomy
 
   |  
 
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   |  
 
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Diet
 +
  |
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 
   |  
 
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
 
   |  
 
   |  
 
|-
 
|-
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   |  
 
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
===Order Tabulata===
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===Order Rugosa===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Favosites
+
|+ Genus Heliophyllum
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Halysites
+
|+ Genus Hexagonaria
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   |  
 
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
===Order Rugosa===
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===Order Scleratinia===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Heliophyllum
+
|+ Genus Septastraea
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   |  
 
   |  
 
|}
 
|}
 +
==Phylum Arthropoda==
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Hexagonaria
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Taxonomy
+
   ! Distinctive Features
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
   |  
+
   | Example
|-
 
  ! Typical Features
 
  |
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
===Order Scleratinia===
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Subphylum Crustacea
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
  | Example
 
|-
 
  ! Taxonomy
 
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Septastraea
+
|+ Subphylum Chelicerata
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Taxonomy
+
   ! Distinctive Features
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
   |  
+
   | Example
|-
 
  ! Typical Features
 
  |
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Additional Information
 
   ! Additional Information
   |  
+
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
==Phylum Arthropoda==
+
===Class Insecta===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
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|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
 +
===Class Trilobita===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Subphylum Crustacea
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Subphylum Chelicerata
+
|+ Genus Cryptolithus
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Taxonomy
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
===Class Insecta===
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Calymene
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
===Class Trilobita===
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Elrathia
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Cryptolithus
+
|+ Genus Isotelus
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Calymene
+
|+ Genus Eldredgeops
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
 +
==Brachiopods (Phylum Brachiopoda)==
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Elrathia
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Taxonomy
+
   ! Distinctive Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
  | Example
 
|-
 
  ! Typical Features
 
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
 +
===Class Inarticulata===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Isotelus
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Distinctive Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Features
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Eldredgeops
+
|+ Genus Lingulata
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
==Brachiopods (Phylum Brachiopoda)==
+
===Class Articulata===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
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|-
 
|-
 
   ! Fossil Range
 
   ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
===Class Inarticulata===
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Atrypa
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Lingulata
+
|+ Genus Composita
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
===Class Articulata===
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Juresania
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Atrypa
+
|+ Genus Leptaena
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Composita
+
|+ Genus Mucrospirifer
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Juresania
+
|+ Genus Platystrophia
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Leptaena
+
|+ Genus Rafinesquina
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
 +
====Order Rhynchonellida====
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Mucrospirifer
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Distinctive Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Features
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
 +
 +
==Mollusks (Phylum Mollusca)==
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Platystrophia
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Taxonomy
+
   ! Distinctive Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
  | Example
 
|-
 
  ! Typical Features
 
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
 +
===Class Bivalvia===
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Rafinesquina
 
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
Line 1,343: Line 1,150:
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Distinctive Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Adaptations Over Time
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Features
+
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Order Rhynchonellida
+
|+ Genus Exogyra
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
Line 1,369: Line 1,176:
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
==Mollusks (Phylum Mollusca)==
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Gryphaea
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
Line 1,392: Line 1,199:
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Taxonomy
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Diet
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|}
 
|}
===Class Bivalvia===
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Pecten
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Distinctive Features
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
+
   ! Diet
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Adaptations Over Time
+
   ! Common Names
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Common Names/Nicknames
+
   ! Typical Features
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Exogyra
+
|+ Genus Glycymeris
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
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|}
 
|}
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Gryphaea
+
|+ Genus Astarte
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   ! Picture(s)
 
   | [[]]
 
   | [[]]
Line 1,482: Line 1,292:
 
   | Example
 
   | Example
 
|-
 
|-
   ! Additional Information
+
   ! Additional Information
   | Example
+
   | Example
|}
+
|}
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
+
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
|+ Genus Pecten
+
|+ Genus Nucula
   ! Picture(s)
+
   ! Picture(s)
   | [[]]
+
   | [[]]
|-
+
|-
   ! Fossil Range
+
   ! Fossil Range
   | Example
+
   | Example
|-
+
|-
   ! Taxonomy  
+
   ! Taxonomy  
   | Example
+
   | Example
|-
+
|-
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
+
   ! Mode of Life or Habitat
   | Example
+
   | Example
|-
+
|-
   ! Diet
+
   ! Diet
   | Example
+
   | Example
|-
+
|-
   ! Common Names
+
   ! Common Names
   | Example
+
   | Example
|-
+
|-
   ! Typical Features
+
   ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Cephalopoda===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
====Order Goniatitida====
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
====Order Ceratitida====
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
====Order Ammonitida====
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Ammonites
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Baculites
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Dactylioceras
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
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|-
 +
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 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
====Order Belemnitida====
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
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 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
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 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Belemnites
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Belemnitella
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
====Order Nautilida====
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
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 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
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 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Chambered Nautilus
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
====Order Orthocerida====
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
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 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
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 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Orthoceras
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Gastropoda===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
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 +
  | [[]]
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|-
 +
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 +
  | Example
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|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Snails
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Conus
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Cypraea
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Platyceras
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Turritella
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Worthenia
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
==Echinoderms (Phylum Echinodermata)==
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Asteroidea===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Starfish
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Blastoidea===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Pentremites
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Crinoidea===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Echinoidea===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Ophiuroidea===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
==Vertebrates (Phylum Chordata)==
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Superclass Agnatha===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Jawless Fish
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Placodermi===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Armored Jawed Fish
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Bothriolepis
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Dunkleostetus
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Chondrichthyes===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Armored Jawed Fish
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
====Superorder Selachimorpha====
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Sharks
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Otodus
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Carcharocles
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Species C. megalodon
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
|+ Genus Dunkleostetus
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Mode of Life or Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Diet
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
====Superorder Batoidea====
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
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 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Sharks
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Superclass Osteichthyes===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
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 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Typical Modes of Life/Habitat
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Adaptations Over Time
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Common Names/Nicknames
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Additional Information
 +
  | Example
 +
|}
 +
===Class Actinopterygii===
 +
{| class="wikitable" style="width:60%"
 +
  ! Picture(s)
 +
  | [[]]
 +
|-
 +
  ! Fossil Range
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Taxonomy
 +
  | Example
 +
|-
 +
  ! Distinctive Features
 +
  | Example
 +
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Revision as of 20:59, 4 April 2020

Miscellaneous

Fossils

  • compare with rocks + minerals list - link page for rocks on list?
  • maybe make template like herp/ornithology *this is the best course of action*
    • this entire page probably needs to get redone because i didn't think about that

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(found at User:Jaspattack/Sandbox/Fossils)

Kingdom Protozoa (Protists)

Protists are essentially organisms that do not fit into any other categories. They are eukaryotic organisms, however they are not animals, plants or fungi. Only one phylum under Kingdom Protozoa is on the 2020 fossil list - Foraminifera.

Phylum Foraminifera

Picture(s) An illustration of various forams
Fossil Range Cambrian to Recent
Distinctive Features All forams possess a test, a shell secreted while the animal was alive. The shell is commonly made of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) or aggregated particles of sediment.
Typical Modes of Life/Habitat All are marine, living on or inside sediment (benthic). However, some are planktonic and float in the water column.
Adaptations Over Time While fossilized forams are typically very small (less than 20 cm), larger forams with complex shell structures have been found over time.
Common Names/Nicknames Forams
Additional Information The phylum Foraminifera, or as they are usually called, forams, are extremely basic fossils. They are single celled organisms, the oldest of which date back to the Cambrian. They became much more common when coral reefs expanded, and would die off without them. Forams are also useful indicators of past environments and can be good index fossils. The petroleum industry will typically analyze the foram content of the ground they want to drill in to determine whether or not to drill there. In the phylum Foraminifera, competitors must know the order Fusulinida and the genus Nummulites. In some circles, Foraminifera is considered a class or a sub-phylum to the phylum Retaria.

Order Fusulinida

Picture(s) A diagram of fusulinid morphology
Fossil Range Upper Pennsylvanian to Upper Permian
Taxonomy Domain: Eukaryota
Phylum: Retaria
Subphylum: Foraminifera
Distinctive Features As the test grows, it twists into a spiral around the single cell and forms chambers. They look similar to grains of wheat, and many of them are found together.
Typical Modes of Life/Habitat Most were planktonic, living in clear marine water far from shore.
Adaptations Over Time Early fusulinids were smaller and more spherical, and overtime they evolved to be longer and narrower.
Common Names/Nicknames Fusulinids
Additional Information Fusulinids have also been considered a genus instead of an order in some classifications. They are some of the most complex forams. Fusulinids were omnivorous, eating via reticulopodia (cell extensions), which projected through pores in the test to catch small creatures. The shell is secreted by the protoplasm of the cell. Fusulinids went extinct with the Permian-Triassic extinction event.
Genus Nummulites
Picture(s) Nummulites.jpg
Fossil Range Middle Cretaceous to Recent
Taxonomy Phylum: Retaria
Subphylum: Foraminifera
Order: Rotaliida
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)

Sponges (Phylum Porifera)

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Genus Astraeospongia
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Genus Hydnoceras
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Bryozoans (Phylum Bryozoa)

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Genus Archimedes
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Genus Rhombopora
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Graptolites (Phylum Hemichordata)

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Order Dendroidea

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Order Graptoloidea

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Corals (Phylum Cnidaria)

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Order Tabulata

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Genus Halysites
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Order Rugosa

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Genus Hexagonaria
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Order Scleratinia

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Phylum Arthropoda

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Subphylum Crustacea
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Class Insecta

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Class Trilobita

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Class Inarticulata

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Class Articulata

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Class Bivalvia

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Class Cephalopoda

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Order Goniatitida

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Order Ceratitida

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Order Ammonitida

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Order Belemnitida

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Order Nautilida

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Order Orthocerida

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Class Gastropoda

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Class Asteroidea

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Class Blastoidea

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Class Crinoidea

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Class Echinoidea

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Class Ophiuroidea

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Vertebrates (Phylum Chordata)

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Superclass Agnatha

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Class Placodermi

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Class Chondrichthyes

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Superorder Selachimorpha

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Superorder Batoidea

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Superclass Osteichthyes

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Class Actinopterygii

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