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Thalassina Lobster Prep
Ruger9a posted a topic in Fossil PreparationGood morning. I just wanted to share one of the projects I've been working on. It's a Thalassina lobster from Darwin in the Northern Territories of Australia and it from the Holocene-Pleistocene. Photos include the before and current stage of the prep. Hope you enjoy.
Notidanodon posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionHi guys, just an interesting question, i have been trying to properly label my collection with formation names and proper stratiagraphical data buut i culdnt find any for what is a relatively common fossil, the australian thalassina anomala here is what i have so far , others can use this but i was wondering whether anyone could add any info to it Thalassina anomala (Herbst, 1804) Holocene 0.007 mya Gunn Point, Darwin Northern Territory Australia
Thalassina Lobster Prepped
Ruger9a posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionHello folks, I wanted to share some photos of one of the mangrove lobsters (Thalassina) I finished prepping. It's from Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia from the Holocene-Pleistocene error. The matrix on this lobster was the hardest I've ever worked with.
Fossils key to fulfilling Darwin's 160-year-old prediction
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsFossils key to fulfilling Darwin's 160-year-old prediction December 12, 2018, University of Salford https://phys.org/news/2018-12-fossils-key-fulfilling-darwin-year-old.html The paper is: Beck R.M.D., and Baillie C. 2018. Improvements in the fossil record may largely resolve current conflicts between morphological and molecular estimates of mammal phylogeny. Proc. R. Soc. B. 285: 20181632. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/07/20/373191 https://www.biorxiv.org/content/biorxiv/early/2018/07/20/373191.full.pdf https://ro
Did Meteorites ( and Darwin's Little Warm Ponds) Start Life ?
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsEvidence suggests life on Earth started after meteorites splashed into warm little ponds, PhysOrg, October 2, 2017 https://phys.org/news/2017-10-evidence-life-earth-meteorites-splashed.html How did Life Start? Meteorites crashing into Darwin's Little Warm Ponds May Have been Trigger, by Megham Bartels, Newsweek. http://www.newsweek.com/2017/10/27/how-did-life-start-meteorites-crashing-darwins-warm-little-ponds-was-possible-675655.html The paper is: Pearce, B.K., Pudritz, R.E., Semenov, D.A. and Henning, T.K., 2017. Origin of the
Fossil hunting thoughts
DE&i posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsI shall be visiting " Darwin's " The Sandwalk this week. For some deep thinking on plesiosaurs. http://www.aboutdarwin.com/pictures/Sandwalk/Sandwalk.html Where do you like to ponder on fossils