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Friday, 31 July 2020
Calymene blumenbachii, Theresa Paul Spink DunnA lovely example of the trilobite Calymene blumenbachii from outcrops in the UK. This wee rolled beauty is in the collections of Theresa Paul Spink Dunn. This Silurian trilobite is from the Homerian, Wenlock Series, Wrens Nest, Dudley, UK.Calymene blumenbachii, sometimes erroneously spelled blumenbachi, are found in the limestone quarries of
This well-preserved partial ichthyosaur was found in the Blue Lias shales by Lewis Winchester-Ellis in 2018. The vertebrae you see are from the tail section of this marine reptile.The find includes stomach contents which tell us a little about how this particular fellow liked to dine.As with most of his brethren, he enjoyed fish and cephalopods. Lewis found fishbone and squid tentacle hooklets
Perfect weather, and no bugs. I'm sitting before an empty lake. Apparently you can rent your cottage out for a huge amount, but nobody is doing. Who wants your cottage filled with covid?ps. from the [...]
The Ischigualasto Formation, formed along the western margin of Argentina during the breakup of Gondwana, represents one of the most continuous continental Triassic succesions in South America, and it is known [...]