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Definition of the noun Amiskwia
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Amiskwia is a genus of Amiskwiidae, described by Walcott in 1911.
- synonym: genus Amiskwia
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chaetognatha
- family: Amiskwiidae
- species Amiskwia sagittiformis
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The 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 ...
Encyclopedia 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, ...
The Encyclopaedia britannica (1922)
the new volumes, constituting, in combination with the twenty-nine volumes of the eleventh edition, the twelfth edition of that work, and also supplying a new, distinctive, and independent library of reference dealing with events and developments of the period 1910 to 1921 inclusive. The first-third of the new volumes by Hugh Chisholm
— Amiskwia sagiltiformis Walcott, a chaetognath. — Waptia fieldensis Walcott, a ...
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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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