206. Invertebrate Paleontology
Mobile Physiology and Biochemistry 17(5-6): 181-192. Previous to the Museum’s transfer to Union Terminal, minerals have been a serious part of public exhibits in the Cincinnati Museum of Natural Historical past. Over the subsequent six years, Raymond started the method of collection administration of the Bayet assortment and organized the part’s specimen catalogs.
Within the Mesozoic Age Dinosaurs in Their Time , invertebrate fossils are represented within the Triassic diorama from Germany, the Jurassic of Lyme Regis, England, Holzmaden and Solnhofen of southern Germany, and Late Cretaceous of Montana and South Dakota.
The Invertebrate Paleontology collection, sixty five,000 specimen lots housed in 4,500 sq. ft. of cabinetry, focuses on fossil invertebrate taxa from mid-continental North America, with specific emphasis on the center Ohio Valley (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana).
Important analysis material from different regions and ages are additionally included in the collections. The invertebrate collections contain over 2,000,000 specimens. Invertebrate paleontology is a very broad field and there are so many cool methods invertebrate fossils may help us better reconstruct and interpret paleoecological environments.
An archive of correspondence, field notes, maps, stratigraphic sections, photographs and publications paperwork the collections’ acquisition, use and provenance. The invertebrate collection is worldwide in scope with more than 10,000 catalogued specimen lots including each fossil and Current mollusks, bryozoans, and a number of other other faunal teams.