Perhaps we are the trilobites of a new Silurian period; well, trilobites were painfully common, but we need not be.
"The Master-Knot of Human Fate" by Ellis Meredith
Now it will be a moderate computation to allow 25,000,000 years for the deposition of the strata down to and including the Upper Silurian.
"On the Genesis of Species" by St. George Mivart
Barrande, M., on Silurian colonies, 313.
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
Dawson on fossil land plants of Upper Silurian, 158.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
There is less doubt respecting the existences of the Silurian rocks.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
The term Silurian was employed by Barrande, after Murchison, in a more comprehensive sense than was justified by subsequent knowledge.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
SILURIA; or, a VIEW of the SILURIAN and other PRIMEVAL ROCKS, and their IMBEDDED REMAINS.
"Notes and Queries, Number 219, January 7, 1854" by Various
No insects have yet been detected in the Silurian or Old Red Sandstone Systems.
"The Testimony of the Rocks" by Hugh Miller
There are remains in the Silurian which show that there must have been a few fishes at that time.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
In the north of England this series rests unconformably upon the Lower Old Red and the Silurian.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
Ultra Petroleum Corp. Houston, gauged a Silurian Tuscarora natural gas discovery in Tioga County, Pa. And has greatly expanded its acreage position in the area.
The Gapowo B-1 well on the Bytow concession in Poland encountered overpressured shales in Lower Silurian and Ordovician and greatly elevated gas readings over those in wells on the Saponis concessions.
Poland Silurian Shale Ready for Action.
A set of exceptionally preserved but difficult-to-extract fossils reveals the diverse creatures from a Silurian sea-floor community.