Monday, September 1, 2014

Dicranurus monstruosus Trilobite Fossil


Here is a picture of a Dicranurus monstruosus trilobite fossil at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed in the Devonian Period. Fossil was found in Alnif, Morocco.



Image taken in June 2014.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hemiptera heteroptera Insect Fossil


Here is a picture of a Hemiptera heteroptera insect fossil at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed at the time of the upper/late Cretaceous Period (ICS geological timescale: Cenomanian). Fossil was found in CearĂ , Brazil.

Image taken in June 2014.