Fossil of the Month

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Every month special fossils from the palaeontological collections are presented by scientists from the BSPG and the Department of Paleontology and Geobiology. This feature has been availiable in English since November 2023. You can find more Fossils of the Month on the German BSPG Website (since 2011).

June 2024: Upper jurassic reef limestone with snails

Fossil of the Month 2024

Upper Jurassicca. 150 million yearsSaal an der Donau, near Kehlheim   The quarry near Saal an [...]

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Mai 2024: Hollow-shelled snail

Fossil of the Month 2024

Pythiopsis douvillei (Vasseur, 1881) Cenozoic: middle Eocene, approximately 40 million years ol [...]

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April 2024: Rostral tooth of a Cretaceous sawfish

Fossil of the Month 2024

Onchopristis numidus (Haug, 1905)  SNSB-BSPG 1912 V 501Onchopristis numidus (Haug, 1905)U [...]

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