Fossil of the Year 2017

This year's Fossil of the Year is the Upper Cretaceous oyster Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare. This extinct oyster is one of over twenty species in the genus Pycnodonte, which lived in our oceans around 70 million years ago.

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October 10-13, 2017, a joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft with the ...

To access the abstract volume and conference program from our conference in Dresden in September ...

To access the first circular to our conference in Münster in March 2017, click here.