Category Archives: ichthyosaur

EAVP 2016 at Haarlem’s Teylers Museum (1)

After all the recent photogrammetry posts it is high time to get away from “stuff that somehow has to do with dinosaurs a little bit” and finally write again about dinosaurs themselves. Which is why I now will write about … Continue reading

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more Holzmaden marine reptiles – this time at the MfN

Dieser Beitrag auf deutsch. I’ve bombarded you with marine reptiles of all kinds from the Posidonia Shale of Holzmaden before, all of them from the Urweltmuseum Hauff: ichthyosaurs, more ichthyosaurs, and plesiosaurs (including pliosaurs) and crocodiles – as well as … Continue reading

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Palaeontology of SW Germany 3.1.11: Hauff ichthyosaurs

Last post on the Urweltmuseum Hauff had two ichthyosaurs already, a Stenopterygius quadrissicus and a Eurhinosaurus longirostris. Both spectacular in their near-perfect articulation and completeness, but both nothing special when Holzmaden is concerned. Here’s one that is a bit more … Continue reading

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Palaeontology of SW Germany 3.1.10: still @ Hauff!

This series of posts is starting to feel a bit like the Die Hard series: I am getting too old for this …. 😉 But much like the Die Hard series, for me the latest instalment is still fun. So … Continue reading

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Palaeontology of SW Germany 3.1.9: heaps from Hauff

Heaps of cool stuff, that is…. after the whopper crinoid colony in the last post, which drew unprecedented re-tweets and very many site visitors, today I’m back to finish the “rock stair” that shows the stratigraphic section at Holzmaden. We’d … Continue reading

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Palaeontology of SW Germany 3.1.7: even more Hauff

I told you we’d be stuck in that museum for a while. Here we go with a few samples of fossils from some of the layers in Holzmaden – it is interesting to note that the rocks that locally stand … Continue reading

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Paleontology of SW Germany 3.1.4: still stuck in the Lias

and still stuck at the urweltmuseum and quarry Fischer. As mentioned, the museum has a large hall with many nice fossils. It also has a mural. click through for larger version; full sized 17MB version available via email. It is … Continue reading

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