Definition of Eurypterids

1. Noun. (plural of eurypterid) ¹



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Definition of Eurypterids

1. eurypterid [n] - See also: eurypterid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eurypterids

eurycephalic
eurycerous
eurygnathic
eurygnathism
eurygnathous
euryokies
euryokous
euryoky
euryon
euryopia
euryopic
euryphage
euryphagous
eurypterid
eurypterids (current term)
eurypteroid
eurypteroidea
eurypterus
eurysomatic
eurytherm
eurythermal
eurythermic
eurythermous
eurytherms
eurythmic
eurythmics
eurythmies
eurythmy
eurytopic

Literary usage of Eurypterids

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1. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte (1891)
"eurypterids.—In the Upper Silurian was introduced and continued to exist along with Trilobites, ... But the eurypterids were some of them far greater. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1884)
"Twenty-five figures of eurypterids, in whole or in part, with enlargements of scales, &c., will be published by the Second Geographical Survey, ..."

3. Palæontology--Invertebrate by Henry Woods (1902)
"In both eurypterids and Scorpions the prosoma bears six pairs of appendages which are similar in position and in general form; but in the eurypterids the ..."

4. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"... including the existing scorpions, spiders, and mites. It is also possible that the A. FlG. 31. eurypterids OR SEA-SCORPIONS OF SILURIAN ..."

5. Animals Before Man in North America: Their Lives and Times by Frederic Augustus Lucas (1902)
"Like the trilobites, the nearest existing relatives of these eurypterids are the king crabs, ... In the Carboniferous period the eurypterids came to an end, ..."

6. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1914)
"The long prosoma and thin metasoma of scorpion embryos are the most important characters separating them from eurypterids. On the other hand the fusion of ..."

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