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PALEONTOLOGY WEBPAGES
This list began with work by Robert Longlais (paleo class of 2000)

General

overview on tree of life
fossil preservation
bias in fossil record
Geologic Time Scale

Lagerstatten

Catalog of Lagerstatten sites
Burgess Shale, emphasis on trilobites
Hunsruck Slate
Mazon Creek
Solnhofen
Solnhofen
Green River

Protists

micropaleontolgical society, note specialist groups
Intl Nannoplankton Assoc, note links
radiolarians
Diatoms
Foraminifera
Dinoflagellates
Palyology
Silicoflagellates
micropaleontology poem

Conodonts

Conodonts, good overview
Ordovician conodonts
Conodonts as early vertebrates
juvenile, but interesting
conodont animal

Graptolites

good overview

Coelenterata - Cnidaria

good overview
Cnidaria taxonomy (biology)
Jellyfish and corals in motion, see links to movies

Bryozoa

Overview
Overview, includes ecology
Silurian reef
good color illustrations
pictures of bryozoan fossils
archimedes

Brachiopoda

Ordovician Brachiopods, Cincinnati
Brachiopod morphology, good illustrations
Brachiopod fossil record

Mollusca

overview

Bivalvia

oysters

Cephalopods

Cephalopod taxonomic overview
Cephalopod overview, some links cited below
fossil cephalopod morphology, good illustrations
fossil cephalopods, myths and legends
fossil octopuses, incl Mazon Creek example
Utah cephs, good links
ammonites for sale
more ammonites for sale
belemnites, good illustrations
belemnites, incl taxonomic list, UK
Belemnitella, Delaware State Fossil
Nautilus pompilius

Trilobite webpages

Trilobite overview, w many good links
guide to trilobite orders, exquisite line drawings
guide to eight trilobite orders
Systematic list to trilobite families
trilobites from Utah
Trilobite eyes
Trilobite origins
Lay of the Trilobite poem
Richard Fortey
lot of other trilo pages at this site

Cambrian Explosion

Cambrian explosion
Cambrian explosion, more technical
Cambrian Period
Anomalocaris

Eurypterids and Xiphosura

horsehoe crabs, other sites nearby
eurypterids for sale!

Echinodermata

from Tree of Life site
good overview with many pictures
overview, shows taxonomy
blastoidea
Ordovician edrioasteroids
Carpoid illustrations on Google
echinoids and crinoids for sale, pretty pictures

Vertebrate webpages

Vertebrate origins
Conodonts as early vertebrates
Dinosaur localities
Archeopterix

Mass Extinctions

 
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