Archimedes

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Pieces of the axis of the bryozoan fossil Archimedes. The genus Archimedes was named after the Archimedes screw. These pieces are remnants of the corkscrew-like stalk of the organism, which also had a delicate sea fan-like lattice structure that was rarely preserved during fossilization. Mississippian Period. Northern Oklahoma, USA.
Pieces of the axis of the bryozoan fossil Archimedes. The genus Archimedes was named after the Archimedes screw. These pieces are remnants of the corkscrew-like stalk of the organism, which also had a delicate sea fan-like lattice structure that was rarely preserved during fossilization. Mississippian Period. Northern Oklahoma, USA.
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