Viralpics

Ridiculously well preserved fish from 150mya, the Solnhofen Limestone of Germany

Jan
11

Rhamphorhynchus muensteri from the famous Solnhofen Limestone, Germany. Close up of skull; link in comments has full skeleton. [1760×1173]

Nov
28

Underside of the sea turtle Solnhofia parsonsi from Solnhofen Limestone, Germany [1172×1750]

Nov
21

Macropoma willemoesi (Coelacanth) from famous Solnhofen Limestone, Germany [3097×1946]

Nov
19

Parallel fibers that stiffened a pterosaur’s wing membrane—each just two-thousandths of an inch (0.05 millimeters) thick—are visible in this fossil of a Rhamphorhynchus. The fossil was found in Germany’s Solnhofen limestone beds, where incredibly fine grain preserves minute details [1280×1024]

Nov
18

[OC] Leptoleptis Sprattiformis – Solnhofen, Baviere, Allemagne – 100m years – [2689×3673]

Nov
01

Late Jurassic dragonfly, Mesurupetala, from the Solnhofen Limestone, Germany [4320 x 3240]

Oct
28

Fossil Dragonfly (Isophlebia sp.) from Solnhofen, Germany [OC] [2448×3464]

Sep
20