• Ordovician Pentecopterus image horizontal
  • Cretaceous Gueragama (image by Julius Csotonyi)
  • Precambrian FractofususReconstruction1
  • Jurassic Geographic range maps and mean generic diversity of terrestrial vertebrate groups before (a) and after (b) the end-Triassic mass extinction. Dunhill and Wills 2015.
  • Carboniferous EdaphosaurusDB
  • Mesozoic image
  • News 11748336_10153573572254742_205590043_o
  • Cambrian JV1

Episode 51: Eurypterids

September 1st, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

Eurypterids, or ‘sea-scorpions’ are an extinct group of chelicerates: the group containing the terrestrial arachnids (such as spiders and scorpions) [&hellip


New iguana from Brazil

August 26th, 2015 | by Liz Martin

A new iguanian fossil described in Nature Communications from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil is changing traditional views on early [&hellip


Episode 50: Rangeomorph Reproduction

August 14th, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

On today’s episode we’re revisiting Mistaken Point, Newfoundland, Canada. At this lagerstätte it is possible to find large bedding planes full of Precambrian organisms [&hellip


Triassic-Jurassic Extinction

August 11th, 2015 | by Liz Martin

A new study out today looks at the question of whether or not geographically widespread species are less likely to [&hellip


Episode 49: Synapsids

July 31st, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

Synapsids are one of the major groups of terrestrial vertebrates. They first appear in the Carboniferous period and since that [&hellip


Theropod tooth development

July 28th, 2015 | by Liz Martin

A new study out today has looked at the tooth development of theropod dinosaurs and found they had a novel [&hellip


Episode 48: The Burgess Shale

July 17th, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

The Burgess Shale is probably the world’s most famous lagerstätte (site of special preservation). Discovered in 1909 on Mt. Stephen, [&hellip


New ceratopsian – Wendiceratops

July 8th, 2015 | by Liz Martin

Today, a new ceratopsian was named, Wendiceratops pinhornensis. While known to the public for sometime, it has now been officially named and [&hellip



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