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Riccardo Levi-Setti (July 12, 1927 - November 8, 2018)

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palaeopix

Some very sad news today.

 

It's with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Riccardo Levi-Setti (Physicist and Trilobite specialist) who passed away this morning at the age of 92.

 

He will be missed. RIP Riccardo.

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Malcolmt

A great loss but his books will be a legacy that lasts forever.

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Kane

This is very sad news indeed. He was a giant. :( 

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piranha

Trilobite publications:

 

Levi-Setti, Riccardo 1975
Trilobites: A Photographic Atlas.
University of Chicago Press, 213 pp.

 

Levi-Setti, Riccardo 1993
Trilobites: A Photographic Atlas, 2nd Ed.
University of Chicago Press, 342 pp.

 

Levi-Setti, Riccardo 2014
The Trilobite Book: A Visual Journey.
University of Chicago Press, 273 pp.

 

Clarkson, Euan N.K., &  Levi-Setti, Riccardo 1975

Trilobite eyes and the optics of Des Cartes and Huygens.

Nature, 254:663-667

 

Bergström, Jan, & Levi-Setti, Riccardo 1978
Phenotypic variation in the Middle Cambrian trilobite Paradoxides davidis Salter at Manuels, SE Newfoundland.
Geologica et Palaeontologica, 12:1-40

 

Clarkson, Euan N.K., Levi-Setti, Riccardo, & Horváth, Gabor 2006
The eyes of trilobites: The oldest preserved visual system.
Arthropod Structure and Development, 35:247-259

 

Levi-Setti, Riccardo, Clarkson, Euan N.K., & Horváth, Gabor 2012
The Eye: Paleontology.
In: Frontiers of Biology - Origin and Evolution of Life.  pp. 379-395

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Tidgy's Dad

He lived a long and productive life and will be remembered. 

But missed.  

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Pumpkinhead

I absolutely adore the trilobite book. What a loss

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