Crabs are the most specialized members of the crustacean group which in turn are classified as Arthropods. These organisms are very common fossils in Tertiary Period deposits. In this resource, students will view pictures of a fossilized crab.
Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.ES.PS1.2
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