Arthropods & Trilobites Meeting - Congress - Symposium
Prague, Czech Republic, and Sardinia, Italy
Summer 2012

TRILO 2012 Conference
The 5th Conference on Trilobites and their relatives, 1st July – 4th July 2012, Prague, Czech Republic

Yutaro Suzuki

Name:Dr. Yutaro Suzuki
Institution:Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University
Address:Yutaro Suzuki
Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University
836 Oya Suruga-ku Shizuoka 422-8529 Japan



Functional role of terrace ridges associated with sensory setae in the carapace of decapod Pachygrapsus crassipes: analogy implication to trilobite biology

Yutaro Suzuki, Shokei Yamada, Satoshi Ono
Section: Palaeobiology and palaeoecology, Presentation: Poster
terrace ridge, sensory setae, perception
Based on the analogy of extand crab with terrace ridges on its carapace, the biological role of the terrace ridges plus sensory setae is inferred as to percept and to distinguish stationary or motile contact conditions of ambient objects..


NEW PHOTOS: Participant's photos
Participant's photos

NEW PHOTOS: Sessions and dinner
Photos from sessions and the conference dinner

NEW PHOTOS: Mid-conference trip
Photos from Mid-conference field trip

NEW PHOTOS: Pre-conference trip and Icebreaker party
Photos from Pre-conference field trip and the Icebreaker party


26th – 29th June: Field trip
Lower Palaeozoic of the Barrandian area, Czech Rep.

1st – 4th July: Conference
Geoscience Building of the Faculty of Science of Charles University, Albertov 6, Praha 2, Prague, Czech Republic (maps)

5th – 9th July: Field trips
Sardinian Lower Palaeozoic, Italy and Late Palaeozoic in Moravia, Czech Republic


Oldřich Fatka
Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic

Petr Budil
Czech geological Survey
Prague, Czech Republic

Contact e-mail:
conf (at) trilo2012 (dot) org

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