Geology 2- Fossils

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Geology 2- Fossils
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Fossils for the Gly 2 Lab final
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  1. Name, Habitat
    • Protozoa Foraminifera
    • (Triticites and Nummulities)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifuana (lays on the bottom of the sea floor)

    Triticites:Size of a grain of sand/rice
  2. Name, Habitat
    • Protozoa Foraminifera
    • (Baculogypsina)

    Habitat: planktonic (floats)
  3. Name, Habitat
    • Porifera Calcispongea- Sponge
    • (Girtycoelia beedi)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifauna (lays on the bottom of the sea floor)
  4. Name, Habitat, Label
    • Porifera Hyalospongea- Sponge
    • (Astreospongia meniscus)

    Habitat: Sessile benthic Epifauna (lays on the bottom of the sea floor)

    Label: Spicules, pores
  5. Name, Habitat
    • Porifera Stromatoporoid- Sponge
    • (Actinostroma expansum)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifauna (lays on the bottom of the sea floor)
  6. Name, Habitat, Colonial or Solitary, Symmetry, Label
    • Cnidaria Rugosa-Coral
    • (Heliophyllum Halli)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifauna (lays on the bottom of the sea floor)

    Both Colonial and Solitary

    • Symmetry:
    • Bilateral symmetry- 2 halves similar (through front of shell)
    • Radial Symmetry-Spiral out from one point (from top down look)

    Label: Septum, Growth lines, Septal Furrow, Calyx
  7. Name, Habitat, Colonial or Solitary, Label
    • Cnidaria Tabulata-Coral
    • (Pleurodictyum Styloporum)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifauna (lays on the bottom of the sea floor)

    colonial

    Label: Tabula, Septum, Mural Pores
  8. Name, Habitat, Colonial or Solitary, Label
    • Cnidaria Scleractina (Hexacoral)- Coral
    • (Astrehelia Palmate)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifauna

    Colonial

    Label: Septum, Mural Pores
  9. Name, Habitat, Colonial or Solitary
    • Hemichordata- Graptolites
    • (Monograptus Clintonensis)

    Habitat: Planktonic(Floats)

    Colonial
  10. Name, Habitat, Colonial or Solitary
    • Bryozoa
    • (Hallopora Ramose and Archimedes Zoarium)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifauna(Lays on the bottom of the sea floor)

    Colonial
  11. Name, Habitat, Symmetry
    • Brachiopoda- Articulata
    • (Athyris Spiriferoides, Mucrospirifer Mucronatus, Rafinesquina Alternate, Lepidocyclus Capax, Neochonetes Granulifer, Rostricellula Minnesotensis)

    Habitat:Sessile Benthic Epifauna (lays on the bottom of the sea floor)

    Symmetry: Bilateral (top valve is dissimilar from bottom, similar through valve/shell, NOT through seam/hing)
  12. Name, Habitat, Symmetry, Label
    • Mollusca- Bivalve
    • (Exogyra Arietina and Saxolucina Anodonta)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Infauna (Buried/burrowed beneath the sea floor)

    Symmetry: Bilateral (through the seam)

    Label: Growth Lines, Muscle Scars, Beak, Pallial Line
  13. Name, Habitat, Coiling
    • Mollusca- Gastropod
    • (Trepospira Depressa)

    Habitat: Vagrant Benthic (Crawls on sea floor)

    Coiling: Planispiral (Flat but Spiral Shaped)
  14. Name, Habitat, Coiling
    • Mollusca- Gastropod
    • (Turritella Plebeia)

    Habitat: Vagrant Benthic (Crawls on Sea Floor)

    Coiling: Conispiral (coneshaped)
  15. Name, Habitat, Label
    • Mollusca- Cephalopod- Nautaloid
    • (Orthoceras)

    Habitat: Nektonic (Swims) and Vagrant Benthic (Crawls on Sea Floor)

    Label: suture
  16. Name, Habitat, Symmetry, Coiling, Label
    • Mollusca- Cephalopod- Ammonite
    • (Acanthosaphites Nodosus)

    Habitat: Nektonic (Swims) and Vagrant Benthic (Crawls on Sea Floor)

    Symmetry: Bilateral (through it's Side)

    Coiling: Planispiral (Flat but Spiral Shaped)

    Label: Umbilicus, Aperture, Suture
  17. Name, Habitat
    • Mollusca- Cephalopod- Belemnoid
    • (Belemnitella Americana)

    Habitat: Nektonic (Swims) and Vagrant Benthic (Crawls on Sea Floor)
  18. Name, Habitat
    • Mollusca- Scaphopod
    • (Dentalium Neohexagonum)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Infauna (Burried or Burrows under Sea Floor)
  19. Name, Habitat, Symmetry, Label
    • Arthropoda- Trilobite
    • (Elrathia Kingi)

    Habitat: Vagrant Benthic (Crawls on Sea Floor)

    Symmetry: Bilateral (down the center)

    Label: Cephalon, Thorax, Pygidium, Eyes, Axial Lobe, Pleural Lobe
  20. Name, Habitat, Symmetry
    • Ecinodermata- Blastoid
    • (Pentremites)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifauna (Lays on the bottom of the Sea Floor)

    Symmetry: Pentameral (star shaped symmetry, 5 lines from a center point)
  21. Name, Habitat, Symmetry, 2 Labels
    • Ecinodermata- Crinoid
    • (Rhodocrinites Kirbyi)

    Habitat: Sessile Benthic Epifauna

    Symmetry: Pentameral (Star Shaped Symmetry, 5 lines from a center point)

    • Label in image: Crown, Arms, Calyx, Column(stem), Radix (roots)
    • Label in fossil: Columnal, Axial Canal

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