African Violet (genus saintpaulia, sp. unknown)
Green River Diplomystus. An extinct genus of freshwater clupeomorph fish distantly related to modern-day extant herrings, alewives, and sardines. The various fossil beds of the Green River Formation span a 5-million-year period, dating to between 53.5 and 48.5 million years… Continue Reading
The warming temperatures have awoken these mound ants of the genus Formica [2687×1791] [OC]
Pacific Ocean: “This stunningly beautiful jellyfish was seen during Dive 4 of the Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas expedition on April 24, 2016, while exploring Enigma Seamount at a depth of ~3,700 meters. Scientists identified this hydromedusa as belonging to… Continue Reading
[OC] The gigantic leaf of a Philodendron Selloum, or, to go by its new genus classification, Thaumatophyllum Bipinnatifidum. // Plus, it makes a great wallpaper.
Bruce, a 50 foot long Tylosaurus. Tylosaurus was a genus of Mosasaur, a group of large marine reptiles from the late Cretaceous related to modern day snakes and monitor lizards. [3,700 × 1,250]
Spiderwort, genus Tradescantia, not sure of species, in my university greenhouse! (5312×2988) [OC]
Possibly a trilobite from the genus Elrathia, which lived during the middle Cambrian. [900×1200]
Lepidodendron — also known as scale tree — is an extinct genus of primitive, vascular, arborescent plant related to the lycopsids. Split in half.