Monsters of the Palaeozoic: sea scorpions

Monsters of the Palaeozoic: sea scorpions

Eurypterids are an extinct group of Palaeozoic aquatic arthropods.

Biologija

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Priešistorinis tvarinys, Iškasena, jūros skorpionai, Išnykęs, Eurypterid, Paleozojus, Žemės istorija, Geologinė epocha, Kamberų periodas, Permijos periodas, Pilvas, chelicera, Chitino sluoksnis, Šarvai, Cefalotoraksas, karapaksas, Nariuotakojų, Plėšrikas, Mėsėdis, nariuotakojai, gyvūnas, biologija

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Susiję elementai

Trilobites

The ancestors of Arachnida and Crustacea belonged to the class Trilobita.

Ammonites

An extinct group of Cephalopoda, with solid external skeletons. They are excellent index fossils.

Carboniferous flora and fauna

This animation presents some animals and plants that lived between the Devonian and Permian periods (358-299 million years ago).

Continental drift on a geological timescale

The Earth's continents have been in constant motion during the history of the planet.

Fat-tailed scorpion

The fat-tailed scorpion is one of the world's most dangerous scorpions.

Permian flora and fauna

This 3D scene presents the flora and fauna of the last period of the Palaeozoic Era.

Ichthyosaur

Fish-like marine dinosaurs which resembled dolphins; a good example of convergent evolution.

Ichthyostega

A prehistoric amphibian and an early representative of the Tetrapods, which became extinct 360 million years ago.

Tiktaalik

A transitional form between fish and tetrapods, or four-limbed vertebrates.

Apatozauras

Ilgakaklis žolėdis dinozauras turintis tvirtą kūną.

Deinonychus

Deinonychus antirrhopus, the 'terrible claw', was a carnivorous dromaeosaurid dinosaur.

Pteranodon longiceps

A prehistoric flying reptile, similar to birds. However, there is no direct evolutionary link between the two.

Stegosaurus

A type of prehistoric reptile having bony plates on its back, which aided thermoregulation.

Tyrannosaurus rex ‘tyrant lizard’

Large carnivores, perhaps the best known of dinosaurs.

Triceratops

A type of herbivorous dinosaur easily recognisable by its large frill and three horns which lived in the Cretaceous period.

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