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Hierarchy
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Example
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera (beetles)
Family: Carabidae
Genus: Pterostichus
Species: Pterostichus johnsoni
Marine Habitats
http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/vageol/vahis
t/sepkoski.html
Stromatolites
http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/se
dimentary/images/stromatolite.html
Cross section of a stromatolite showing
its characteristic dome layering.
http://www.indiana9fossils.com/Stro
matolite/WyomingChlorellopsis.htm
http://weeklysciencequiz.blogspot.com/201
2/06/stromatolites.html
Archaeocyathid
http://paleo.cortland.edu/tutorial/Protista/porifera.htm
Trilobites
www.vgms.org
www.mcz.harvard.edu
Interior of bivalve shell (Mercenaria)
Internal tissue of Mercenaria
Bivalves and
Brachiopods
Planes of symmetry in brachiopods (l) and bivalves (r)
Brachiopods
http://go2add.com/paleo/brachiopods.php
http://skepticalsquirrel.wordpress.com/2012
/08/12/brachiopods-2-feet-shells-andlophophores/
Bivalves
http://www.flickr.com/photos/blackcountrymuseums/4830
531414/
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=fossi
l+bivalve+symmetry
Bivalves
http://www.gmss.us/community/fossils/articles/brachs
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=fossil+bivalve+sym
metry
Nautilus
Nautiloid
Cephalopods
http://www.tonmo.com/science/fossils/morphology/
Nautiloid cephalopod (Nautilus)
Ammonoid suture pattern
Nautiloid suture pattern
Bryozoans
Branched bryozoan
Fenestrate bryozoan
Archimedes bryozoan
Crinoids
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=crinoid+morp
hology&id=BEB4316AC3A9F28188B80BF11F54F70A0FE
75551&FORM=IQFRBA#view=detail&id=6F1190896EA
AFA149443FD6543D8448A88D900D1&selectedIndex=
2
http://www.mcz.harvard.edu/Departments/InvertPaleo
/Trenton/Intro/PaleoPage/Terminology&Morphology/I
mages/crinoiddiagram.jpg
Crinoids
http://skywalker.cochise.edu/wellerr/students/crinoids/Crinoids.htm
http://www.mcz.harvard.edu
Crinoid stems
Gastropods
http://www.britishwildlife.wikia.com/wiki/File:Gastropod
_Morphology.jpg
http://www.ammonite.free-online.co.uk/fgastro.htm
Graptolite
Morphology
Graptolites
Paleozoic Corals
Halysites (chain coral)
Favosites (honeycomb coral)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/
blackcountrymuseums/4397360
829/
http://www.humboldt.edu/natmus/lifeThrou
ghTime/Devonian.web/index.html
Paleozoic Corals
Tabulate Corals
http://www.uky.edu/KGS/fossils/tabulate
mound.htm
Rugose Corals
http://eusmilia.geology.uiowa.edu/livrug3.gif
http://porites.geology.uiowa.edu/rugose.gif
Rugose Corals
http://porites.geology.uiowa.edu/lab5b.htm
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/ruskinrocks/Fossils.html
Eurypterids
(sea scorpions)
http://higheredbcs.wiley.com/legacy/college/levi
n/0471697435/chap_tut/chaps/chapter12-05.html
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/a
rthropoda/chelicerata/eurypterid
mm.html

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