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Paleontology collections list

 

 

Fossil vertebrates

   
 

   

 

A. The Bernissart Iguanodons (‘Wealden’ dinosaurs from the Cretaceous period, from Belgium)

B. Mosasaurs (marine reptiles from the Cretaceous period, from Belgium)

C. The Dormaal Collection (microvertebrates from the basal Eocene period, from Belgium)

D. The Messel Pit collection (vertebrates from the middle Eocene period, from Germany)

E. The Van Beneden collection (whales from the Miocene period, from Belgium)

F. The Dupont collection (vertebrates from the Pleistocene period, from Belgium)

G. The large mammals of the Quaternary period, from Belgium (including woolly rhinoceros, mammoths, cave lions and cave bears)

 

 

Fossil invertebrates

   
 

   

A. The Maillieux collection (invertebrates from the Devonian and Carboniferous periods, from Belgium)

B. The De Koninck collection (invertebrates from the Cambrian to the Ordovician period)

C. Trilobites (invertebrates from the Cambrian to the Ordovician period)

D. Spirifers (invertebrates from the Cambrian to the Ordovician period)

E. Corals (invertebrates from the Cambrian to the Ordovician period)

F. Meso-cenozoic invertebrates from Belgium

G. Meso-cenozoic invertebrates from abroad

H. The Marquet collection (invertebrates from the Cambrian to the Ordovician period)

I. The Michiels-Bayens collection (mainly ammonites from the Cretaceous period)

 

 

Paleobotany

   
 

   

 

A. The Gelinden flora (Lower Palaeocene period, from Belgian Limburg)

B. The flora of the Belgian Carboniferous period

C. The Hoegaarden flora (Landenian and Eocene period, from Belgium)

D. The Bernissart Wealden flora

E. The flora of the Belgian Devonian period

F. The flora of China

G. The flora of the coal fields of Belgium

 

 

 

Micropaleontology

   
 

   

A. Acritarchs (Early organic microfossils)

B. Conodonts (Agnathes chordates of microscopic size)

C. Ostracods (Arthropoda, Crustacea, Ostracoda)

 
 
  Vautierstreet, 29
1000 Brussels
+32 (0)2 627 42 11
  info@naturalsciences.be
 
 
 
Annelise Folie
(collection conservator)
+32 (0)2 627 44 76
  annelise.folie@naturalsciences.be

 

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