Archaeopteryx

Description
The cast shows a nearly complete skeleton and also impressions of feathers. The original fossil is kept at at the Humboldt Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Germany. When Thomas Hardy visited Exeter he wrote a poem inspired by this particular cast.
Accession Loan No.
149/1907
Simple Name
cast: fossil
Full Name
Archaeopteryx siemensii Dames: ARCHAEOPTERYGIDAE: archaeopteryx: cast of fossil
Collection Country
Germany
Geology Period
Jurassic 199 – 145 mya
Common Name
archaeopteryx
Family
ARCHAEOPTERYGIDAE
Genus
Archaeopteryx
Species
siemensii
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Collection Class
Fossils
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Western Europe
Collection Town
Eichstatt
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:54
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:46:54

    Tell Us What You Think

    Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *