An Introduction To Fossils

To download the slides for my University of York Lifelong Learning class on fossils, click the following links: 2013_IntroFossils_pt1 2013_IntroFossils_pt2 For further information on fossils, the following websites are useful: Natural History Museum, London – fossils Natural History Museum, London – fossils of Britain Oxford University Museum – identifying invertebrate fossils BBC Nature – fossils British Geological Survey – Fossil...

Life Through Time – Evolutionary Palaeontology (Week 5)

The pdf of the lecture notes for week 5 can be found here: 2013_LifeThruTime_Lect5 Classifying species An interesting overview of fossils and the species concept can be read here. The International Code on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) explains why Carl von Linne/Carolus Linnaeus is the type specimen of Homo sapiens here. The Natural History Museum, meanwhile, explains the taxonomy of Neanderthals...