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By David L Meyer; R A Davis

ISBN-10: 0253351987

ISBN-13: 9780253351982

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D . D y c h e , the m e m b e r of the C i n c i n n a t i S c h o o l , is the same person as David Tullis D u r b i n D y c h e , t h e dentist. ( B e c k e r 1938; D y c h e 1892a, b, c; U. P. ) E. O. Ulrich E d w a r d O . U l r i c h ( F i g u r e s 2 . 5D) w a s b o r n F e b r u a r y 1,1857, i n C i n c i n n a t i , b u t shortly t h e r e a f t e r t h e family m o v e d t o C o v i n g t o n , K e n t u c k y , just across t h e O h i o River. T h e "O" stands for " O s c a r , but it was not a n a m e g i v e n t o h i m b y his p a r e n t s ; E d w a r d U l r i c h g a v e h i m s e l f that n a m e after a h e r o in o n e of t h e stories he read as a boy.

D y e r was i n v o l v e d i n the n a m i n g o f m a n y taxa o f l o c a l fossils, i n c l u d i n g a n n e l i d w o r m s , b r y o z o a n s , s n a i l s , s p o n g e s , starfish a n d o t h e r e c h i n o d e r m s , trace fossils, a n d o t h e r s . M o r e o v e r , at least o n e g e n u s and t w e l v e s p e c i e s of fossils w e r e n a m e d after h i m , including the w e l l - k n o w n species of crinoids originally designated Glyptocrinus dyeri M e e k , 1872, now a s s i g n e d to Pycnocrinus.

Washington, of Wetherby courtesy of the Museum President and Fellows of Harvard College); University of Cincinnati; "Friendly enemies," 78 long-time principal of facilitated the start of the careers of students Ray S. C, Bassler and John Grabau, and Edward O. 1934 (picture taken by Ray S. of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (© courtesy of the Archives and Rare Books Library, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati. 4. Field work in the early days. exposure of the Kope Formation, Cincinnati, and Point Pleasant Formations on exposures are now underwater.

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