fossil

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fossilized remains

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an old-fashioned person who is reluctant to change or innovate

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someone whose style is out of fashion

the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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By the end of the Pennsylvanian Subperiod apparently there was establishment of three major types of holometabolous larvae, given evidence from adult and larval body fossils as well as a distinctive plant-insect association.
The newly discovered remnants-located in the Zaris subbasin in the southwest African nation-contained the preserved Ediacara biota, metazoan body fossils, and metazoan trace fossils.
"Most researchers have focused on the body fossils of the Burgess Shale," said study co-author Gabriela Mngano.
She said that she loved the sites as they show the behavior of dinosaurs which cannot be understood through bones or body fossils.
After ornithischian tooth remains were reidentified as coming from crocodile-like creatures and not dinosaurs, the evidence for this group in the late Triassic was whittled down to just three body fossils from a small area of southern Gondwana.