SUPERBLY ELEGANT FOSSIL SEA LILY  Seirocrinus subangularis  Lower Jurassic  Posidonienschiefer Formation, Holzmaden, Baden-Württemburg,  Germany  The Crinoid, known also as the Sea Lily or Feather Star, is one of  the world's so-called "living fossils", with species still to be  found in today's oceans from Indonesia to the Caribbean.

Sea Lily or Crinoid (Seirocrinus subangularis) Lower Jurassic Formation, Germany

Living Fossil The earliest horseshoe crabs were found 450 million years ago as fossils in strata. Many think of them as crabs and crustaceans when in fact they are more related to spiders and scorpions. Under their enormous shell, their bodies also look more like those of spiders.

Living fossils, horseshoe crab fossils were found from 450 million years ago.

The Falsity of Living Fossils on The Scientist

Triops longicaudatus (commonly called longtail tadpole shrimp, American tadpole shrimp, or rice tadpole shrimp)

Many living fossils still alive today have bizarre, eccentric traits that make them seem more like aliens than anything from this world.

15 animals that are living fossils

Many living fossils still alive today have bizarre, eccentric traits that make them seem more like aliens than anything from this world.

- * Frilled Shark * - Chlamydoselachus anguinesis, one of only two species extant of the family Chlamydoselachidae; the other being the South African Frilled Shark. This rare species tends to have wide but patchy distribution in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans -

Flaring the gills, gives the species its name, a Frilled Shark swims at Japan's Awashima Marine Park. Sightings of living frilled sharks are rare, because the fish generally remain thousands of feet beneath the ocean's surface.

The coelacanth: A living fossil of a fish - Erin Eastwood

The coelacanth, a prehistoric fish that was mistakenly thought to have gone extinct at the same time as the dinosaurs, has managed to stick around our seas for

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From lush, windswept valleys to sapphire-blue coastline, California’s ancient forests are living fossils.

From lush, windswept valleys to sapphire-blue coastline, California’s ancient forests are living fossils.

The little "lady" on the photo is called Triops, tadpole shrimp or shield shrimp... and look at her, just like any other girl she likes to look at her self in the "mirror" :)

The little "lady" on the photo is called Triops, tadpole shrimp or shield shrimp. and look at her, just like any other girl she likes to look at her self in the "mirror" :) . Photo by Alecia Viklund (Arctida)

The Coelacanth is A “Living Fossil” – Still Has Human-Like Lung, Breaths With Gills

The Coelacanth is A “Living Fossil” – Still Has Human-Like Lung, Breaths With Gills

Fig Wasp a #living #fossil http://chefleez.com

12 of the most astounding 'living fossils' known to science

Fig Wasp a #living #fossil http://chefleez.com

This creature was believed to have went extinct 11 million years ago based on the sediment strata it was located in but in 2005 they were discovered to still be a living species in Laos.

This creature was believed to have went extinct 11 million years ago based on the sediment strata it was located in but in 2005 they were discovered to still be a living species in Laos.

Don’t get confused by its unusual name. This ‘living fossil’ is called horsetail, but its various medicinal properties is what sets it apart from the ‘horse’s tail.’ This perennial puzzlegrass can truly be trusted to take care of all our skin, hair and health woes.

19 Amazing Horsetail Benefits For Skin, Hair And Health

Don’t get confused by its unusual name. This ‘living fossil’ is called horsetail, but its various medicinal properties is what sets it apart from the ‘horse’s tail.’ This perennial puzzlegrass can truly be trusted to take care of all our skin, hair and

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