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Definition of the noun Amiskwia

What does Amiskwia mean as a name of something?

Amiskwia is a genus of Amiskwiidae, described by Walcott in 1911.

Phrases with Amiskwia

  1. Amiskwia sagittiformis
  2. species Amiskwia sagittiformis
  3. genus Amiskwia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amiskwia

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Google previewThe Book of Life (2001)

by Stephen Jay Gould

Amiskwia is a mobile wormlike swimmer. Its stout body has lateral fins and a paddle at the end, and a pair of tentacles sprout from its bulbous head. Opabinia is a predator. Its segmented body, up to 23/4 in (7 cm) long and flanked by a fringe of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1922)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

6–Amiskwia sagittiformis Walcott, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Time (2009)

Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture by H. James Birx

These include such famous fossils as Anomalocaris, Opabinia, Xenusion, Amiskwia, Odontogriphus, and Hallucigenia. Anomalocaris seem to be closely related to the arthropods. It is included in the collective group named anomalocarids, ...

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Spore Amiskwia

And another of the less popular cambrian creatures. Amiskwia is a soft-bodied, probably gelatinous animal. Fossil size is up to 1 inch in length. The head ...

Scrabble value of A1M3I1S1K5W4I1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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