Invertebrate Paleontology & Paleobotany

Within the paleontology section are two divisions, Vertebrate Paleontology and Invertebrate Paleontology (which includes fossil plants). Invertebrate Paleontology now has over 300,000 cataloged fossil marine invertebrates, terrestrial invertebrates, and plants in the collection.

News From the Lab

  • Dena Smith and Talia Karim find out that their Fossil Insect Digitization proposal will be funded by the National Science Foundation
  • Lauren Amundson, undergraduate, working on Stalk-Eyed Flies (Diopsidae) from the Green River Formation
  • Jered Karr, new lab member and graduate student in the Department of Geological Sciences