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The Lifestyles of the Trilobites

  title={The Lifestyles of the Trilobites},
  author={D. W. Miller},

Healed injury in a nektobenthic trilobite: “Octopus-like” predatory style in Middle Ordovician?

The Lower Paleozoic sediments of the Barrandian area are globally renowned as a classical example of well-preserved skeletal marine fauna, including abundant remains of trilobites. Several tens of

Evolutionary trends in large pelagic filter-feeders

ABSTRACT This paper attempts a synthesis of the evolution of large pelagic filter-feeding animals from the Cambrian to the present. Lineages known or suspected to have evolved large pelagic

Coal-Fire Microarthropods From the Centralia, Pennsylvania and Healy, Alaska Mine Fires

  • G. Stracher
  • Environmental Science
    Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective
  • 2019

Endocerids: suspension feeding nautiloids?

  • A. Mironenko
  • Environmental Science, Geography
    Historical Biology
  • 2018
A new hypothesis is proposed and debated: according to it, the endocerids were planktotrophic cephalopods and the largest of them were giant suspension feeders.

Body-size scaling of metabolic rate in the trilobite Eldredgeops rana

The eye-facet size (EFS) method featured here opens up new possibilities for examining the bioenergetic allometry of extinct arthropods, especially in fossil arthropod with well-preserved compound eyes.

Looking at Fossils in New Ways

Sometimes a fresh pair of eyes or a new method of analysis can yield new insights from the fossil record, which means not only searching for more fossils, but also reexamining those already discovered.



Independent testing of a paleobiological hypothesis: the optical design of two Ordovician pelagic trilobites reveals their relative paleobathymetry

Abstract Evidence that can be used to interpret the life habits of extinct organisms usually takes three forms: functional analysis, analogy with living organisms, and geological evidence.

Feeding habits in trilobites

We briefly review the various types of feeding habits in marine arthropods, and suggest that the trilobites adopted a range of different feeding strategies. We show that much of the variety of

Trilobite! Eyewitness to Evolution

'In Richard Fortey's capable hands the humble grey trilobite has been transformed into the E.T. of the Lower Palaeozoic - a remarkable and fascinating book.' SIMON WINCHESTER Richard Fortey is one of

Available generic names for trilobites

Aconsolidated list of available generic names introduced since the beginning of the binomial nomenclature system for trilobites is presented for the first time. Each entry is accompanied by the

A Devonian Trilobite with an Eyeshade

The oldest species with preserved eyes for which detailed optical mechanisms have been suggested are trilobites, which appear in the Cambrian and already had unusually sophisticated eyes with lenses made out of the mineral calcite.