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Ediacaran organism may represent the earliest animal Eoandromeda fossil unless it turns out to be an alga?
the 60 million years old
Carmelo Formation (pictured) is made out of thousands of layers of volcanic pebbles, sandstone and mudstone with fossils?
extinct fir species , known from Abies milleri Early Eocene fossils (pictured) found in Ferry County, Washington, is considered the oldest confirmed record for the fir genus?
extinct snakefly genus is known from Proraphidia fossils found in Spain, England, and Kazakhstan?
fossil butterfly Prodryas persephone (engraving pictured) is so well preserved that individual wing scales can be seen?
eighty years on, scientists are still debating whether the
Palæozoic fossils known as Chitinozoans ( represent plants, animals or eggs?
SEM image pictured) during an 1864 expedition to resupply Army posts in eastern
Oregon, Captain discovered John M. Drake fossils in the area that is now the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument?
although related to modern
filter feeding baleen whales, the recently discovered prehistoric whale had large serrated Janjucetus teeth implying that it fed on large fish or even sharks?
is only found in Collared Lory Fiji today, fossil evidence shows that it once existed in Tonga and was extirpated by human settlers?
although the first
Callawayasaurus fossil was discovered in 1962, it was not until 1999 that they were recognized as a separate genus?
despite being known from many specimens, the
fossil Fuxianhuia (pictured) remains one of the most controversial Cambrian arthropods?
fossil horse became extinct when tectonic barriers between the Scaphohippus Great Plains and Great Basin of North America disappeared about 13 million years ago?
in the Bonny Doon Ecological Reserve Santa Cruz Mountains of California contains an ancient seabed with fossils of various marine lifeforms, such as sand dollars and bivalves?
Styxosaurus fossil to be discovered had about 250 stones in its stomach that it probably swallowed for ballast?
fossilised dinosaur eggs found in the world, which are also the oldest dinosaur embryos ever discovered, belong to and were found in Massospondylus , Golden Gate Highlands National Park South Africa in 1978?
the only surviving
fossils of were destroyed in a Aegyptosaurus 1944 bombing raid on Munich, Germany during World War II?
found in Northern eight-million-year-old cypresses Hungary in 2007 had been preserved without being fossilized?
snail Nesopupa turtoni, previously known only as a fossil, was discovered alive in 2003 in the area of Prosperous Bay Plain Saint Helena?
the discovery of 189
fossils of the mid- Cambrian thrust it into the centre of a heated debate about the Odontogriphus evolution of molluscs, annelids and brachiopods?
fossil is so well-preserved it has caused researchers to revise their estimates of the appearance, size, and speed of a whole group of dinosaurs known as Dakota hadrosaurs?
, a geological Burgsvik beds formation exposed on Gotland, Sweden, contain the only fossil euglenid ever discovered?
is the largest Coast Range Arc continental volcanic arc fossil in the world and the largest granite projection in North America?
in Delaware Basin Texas contains fossilised coral reefs from the Permian era?
includes abundant geology of London fossilized animal remains?
although it is now
endemic to Fiji, fossils attributed to the have been found in Fiji Goshawk , ʻEua Tonga?
a team of
archaeologists discovered a fossilized in the rocks of Han Solo China?
, established in Fossil Cycad National Monument South Dakota in 1922, was withdrawn as a national monument in 1956 because all of the visible fossils had been stolen?
fossils from the Paleocene-age in Cerrejón Formation Colombia are the earliest record of Neotropical rainforests?
, Orsten fossil-bearing lagerstätten in Sweden and elsewhere, are called "stinking stones" from organic content that has been preserved since the Cambrian Period?
in Poricy Park New Jersey is known for allowing limited collecting at its Cretaceous-era fossil shell beds?
Sue (pictured) is the largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex fossil ever found?
fossilised crinoid columnals from Lindisfarne which were strung together as a necklace or rosary became known as ?
St Cuthbert's beads
fossil specimens of the extinct scorpionfly family , which includes Dinopanorpidae and Dinopanorpa , sometimes have preserved dark with light to clear Dinokanaga color patterning?
Conrad Gessner's 1551 book is the first use of Historiae animalium fossil illustrations (pictured)?
fossil collectors often call the "paperclip vancouverensis Polyptychoceras ammonite" or the "candy cane", due to its shape?
fossil evidence suggests that the palm tribe evolved in the Cryosophileae northern hemisphere and that its presence in South America reflects later migration southward?
fossil remains of the dinosaur species were found in Aralosaurus Kazakhstan after the Aral Sea started shrinking significantly?
is an Archidermapteron martynovi extinct species of earwig named for Andrey Vasilyevich Martynov, who conducted extensive studies of fossil insects in the Soviet Union?
is the only Archiinocellia snakefly fossil genus from British Columbia and one of only two from Canada?
geologist discovered a new Heinrich Edmund Naumann species of fossil elephant in Japan?
fossil plesiosaur skull named may be the missing head of a Kimmerosaurus ?
fossil specimen of was found with the remains of a Pelagosaurus in its stomach?
fossilized delta in provides strong evidence for flowing Eberswalde crater water on Mars?
is one of five species of mammals recognized among seven Trapalcotherium matuastensis fossil teeth from the Cretaceous Allen Formation of Argentina?
was the first Peltandra primaeva fossil record for the genus when described in 1977?
name comes from the mountain range of northwestern Augustasaurus' Nevada, where its fossilized bones were first discovered?
is the only Leptofoenus pittfieldae species of documented from the Leptofoenus West Indies and the only member of Leptofoenus in the fossil record?
, known from a Nanoraphidia electroburmica fossil in amber, is the smallest known snakefly species, living or extinct?
is likely to be the oldest known Ornatifilum fossil fungus?
Alexander Wetmore assessed the extinct as being an ancient type of Eonessa anaticula duck, possibly due to its fossil's resemblance to the modern ?
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