Insects of North America is a field guide that enables you to identify all 783 families of insects currently recognized in the United States and Canada!
Horseshoe crabs (Xiphosura) have a long evolutionary history starting in the Ordovician, but the number of species is relatively low.
Cold seeps are spots in the oceans where fluids such as methane and hydrogen sulfide escape from the bottom of the ocean into the water column.
Trackways of ancient animals inhabiting a swampy area during the coal-age in what is now northern Alabama have been known for nearly a century, but they were nearly forgotten for
Alabama has a fantastic fossil record and many important fossils have been discovered by avocational (amateur/hobby) paleontologists. In 2020, a new award was created by the University of Alabama Museums
Visit the Alabama Museum of Natural History on October 15 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM for a free event to celebrate National Fossil Day and the scientific and educational value of paleontology and
On August 19th, a new article on a fossil turtle from the Alabama Museum of Natural History collection was published.
Last month, Dr. Adiel Klompmaker (UA Museums’ Curator of Paleontology) and Dr. Cristina Robins (a UA Museums’ Research Associate) participated in the 8th Symposium on Fossil Decapod Crustaceans organized in
Alabama has an incredibly rich fossil record, with most geological periods since the start of the Phanerozoic about 540 million years ago represented on the surface. When rocks and sediments
Squat lobsters of the Galatheoidea superfamily live in all oceans today, from shallow waters to depths of thousands of meters, and from hot hydrothermal vents to cold waters in the