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Our New State Fossil; The Old Eurypterid

TitleOur New State Fossil; The Old Eurypterid
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1984
AuthorsFisher, DW
MagazineThe Conservationist
Volume39
Issue Number3
Pagination50-51
Keywordsgeology paleontology
Abstract
Features the eurypterid, or sea scorpion, which was designated as the state fossil of New York state in 1984. Antiquity of the eurypterid and its distinctness from other living organisms; Description of the eurypterid; Rarity of eurypterid fossils; Geologic span of eurypterids; Collections in New York.