5 year old girl finds rare ammonite

Discussion in 'Cephalopod Fossils' started by Hajar, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. Hajar

    Hajar Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    Octobot beat you to it Hajar :grin:
     
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    Hajar Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    Thanks D. Dr. Hollingworth (he's in the pictures) had just sent me these links after I'd told him about the living nautilus named after him.
     
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    I couldn't find the octobot thread... but pictures of the ammonite finally HERE

    A beauty 8-)
     
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    Wow! The is truely an impressive find and restoration.
     
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    Awesome! So, Rieneckia Odysseus?
     
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    Yes! fyi... Binominal nomenclature (with an n for zoology???)... The generic name is capitalized, the species name isn't, and both are in a different font than the normal text. So... Rieneckia odysseus. :heee:
     
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    Thank you Kevin, lessons always appreciated! :oops:
     

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