The Barrandium (the western part of Bohemian Massif, Czech republic) is named after the French engineer and fossil collector  Joachim Barrande (1799-1883). The “System Silurien du Centre de la Boheme” comprises 21 volumes with 6.950 pages and 1.148 tables, describing and depicting fossils attributed by Barrande to the “Primordial Fauna”.

The Barrandium (the western part of Bohemian Massif, Czech republic) is named after the French engineer and fossil collector Joachim Barrande (1799-1883). The “System Silurien du Centre de la Boheme” comprises 21 volumes with 6.950 pages and 1.148 tables, describing and depicting fossils attributed by Barrande to the “Primordial Fauna”.

pteranodon...one has to wonder if the head crest was for steering or counter balance...the toothless beak for easy manipulation of fish where teeth would get in the way

pteranodon...one has to wonder if the head crest was for steering or counter balance...the toothless beak for easy manipulation of fish where teeth would get in the way

1888 Antique Paleontology Lithograph of Trilobites and Other Fossils.

1888 Antique Paleontology Lithograph of Trilobites and Other Fossils. Plate 8A

1888 Antique Paleontology Lithograph of Trilobites and Other Fossils.

Metacanthina issoumourensis  Trilobites Order Phacopida, Superfamily Acastoidea, Family Acastidae, Subfamily Asteropyginae  Geological Time: Middle Devonian  Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 55 mm long (curve measure) by 30 mm wide on a 90 by 80 mm matrix  Fossil Site: Jebel Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco

Metacanthina issoumourensis Trilobites Order Phacopida, Superfamily Acastoidea, Family Acastidae, Subfamily Asteropyginae Geological Time: Middle Devonian Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 55 mm long (curve measure) by 30 mm wide on a 90 by 80 mm matrix Fossil Site: Jebel Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco

American Museum of Natural History Trilobite from AMNh

American Museum of Natural History Trilobite from AMNh

"Welcome home to one of the rarest trilobites in the world. Thanks to a gift by Robert Hazen, this fossil of a new Apianurus species is now a part of the Museum's collection. This beautiful fossil was discovered by paleontologist Jake Skabelund in 2011 at the Walcott-Rust Quarry in New York." --Deep Time at the Smithsonian Facebook Page

"Welcome home to one of the rarest trilobites in the world. Thanks to a gift by Robert Hazen, this fossil of a new Apianurus species is now a part of the Museum's collection. This beautiful fossil was discovered by paleontologist Jake Skabelund in 2011 at the Walcott-Rust Quarry in New York." --Deep Time at the Smithsonian Facebook Page

Systême silurien du centre de la Bohême: Trilobites. 4 v. 1852-72 - Joachim Barrande, Jaroslav Perner, Wilhelm Heinrich Waagen, Felip Počta - Google Boeken

Systême silurien du centre de la Bohême: Trilobites. 4 v. 1852-72 - Joachim Barrande, Jaroslav Perner, Wilhelm Heinrich Waagen, Felip Počta - Google Boeken

Devonian fishes. DEVONIAN periode ● began : 417 mill years ago - end : 354 mill years ago

Devonian fishes. DEVONIAN periode ● began : 417 mill years ago - end : 354 mill years ago

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