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Classification of Fossils Lab 5
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Review: Lab 1 – Identify Sedimentary Rocks and where they form Lab 2 – Vertical sequencing Lab 3 – Stratigraphy, fossil assemblages Lab 4 – Dating of rocks
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What is a Fossil? Remains or traces of an organism Must be at least 10,000 years old Four important factors for preservation Hard parts Rapid burial No disturbance No oxygen
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K ingdom More common characteristic s Most inclusive P hylum S ubphylum C lass O rder F amily G enus S pecies Most exclusive Reproductively isolated lassifying Organisms (Taxonom
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Classifying a Lion Kingdom: Anamalia (all animals) Phylum: Chordata (all vertebrate animals) Class: Mammalia (all mammals) Order: Carnivora (all mammals that eat meat) Family: Felidae (all cats) Genus: Panthera (all big cats) Species: leo (lion) Panthera leo
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Identifying Characteristics Lifestyle Solitary : an organism that lives as an individual Colonial : a group of organisms living
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Solitary – Horned
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course EES 106 taught by Professor Staceyhundley during the Winter '11 term at Wright State.

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