Category Archives: spineless stuff (invertebrates)

more Juramuseum & the Kulturgutschutzgesetz

The previous post about the Juramuseum was full of fish, although it did end with a few higher vertebrates. All flattened, though. This time, there’ll be more higher verts, and the spineless stuff will be in 3D! Let’s start with … Continue reading

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My absolutely wonderful Christmas presents from Claudia Hahn

Claudia Hahn is a great artist (you find her on Facebook or twitter @Claudia_Hahn). Out of the blue she sent Christmas presents for the kids and me. The ones for the children are already on Facebook. Here’s what I got, … Continue reading

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Palaeontology of SW Germany 3.1.8: a whopper of a fossil

Welcome to 2013 on dinosaurpalaeo! I’ll start the year with one whopper of a fossil from the Urweltmuseum Hauff. A Seirocrinus subangularis colony (great NHM page on the genus here), just your old sessile, filter-feeding crinoids, a long-stemmed variant that … Continue reading

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Paleontology of SW Germany 3.1.2: more Lias

Last post got us through the Lias α. I have nothing to say about the β and γ, as they are rarely exposed and thus I have no fossils to show from my own collection. Similarly the Lias δ is … Continue reading

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Palaeontology of SW Germany 3.1: Lias

“What the heck is a Lias?” Until 1973(!) the Jurassic of Germany was officially structured using Friedrich August von Quenstedt‘s scheme: Lias, Dogger, Malm. A reminiscence of the Trias of Friedrich August von Alberti. However, each section had to be … Continue reading

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Wyoming Wildlife 3: arthropod alarm!

Luckily, we had few of these around. I am a vertebrate palaeontologist.

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The Ozeaneum in Stralsund part 4

Yes, you’ve suffered through enough of this – but don’t get your hopes up, I have some more photos for a final part. And 200+ photos more of the old Meeresmuseum to post 😀 Here’s the link list for the … Continue reading

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