Exhibition of the Paleontological & Stratigraphic Collection

View into the exhibition of the Paleontological and Stratigraphic Collection

Parts of the paleontological and stratigraphic collection are shown together in an exhibition in the Humboldt-Bau

Exhibition of the Paleontological Collection

In addition to an introduction to the historical development of the collection, the exhibition presents the basics of fossilization, systematics, paleobiology and phylogenetics of the organisms with often outstanding and rare exhibits. Here, the focus is on invertebrates and plants, which are important for geology. The principle of order follows the natural system of organisms. The basis for the paleozoological part of the exhibition is the seven-volume "Lehrbuch der Paläozoologie" by A.H. MÜLLER.

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Exhibition of the Stratigraphic Collection

The ordering principle is the time of origin of the rocks (with the fossils contained therein) and therein the different sedimentation or formation areas (orogens, old platforms, young platforms). Special emphasis is put on the recording and presentation of type profiles, biostratigraphic leading forms, phylogenetic series and ecological differentiations.

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Examples of objects of the Exhibition of the Paleontological & Stratigraphic Collection


fossiler Frosch, Miozän
ultramafischer Metavulkanit, Komatiit, Archaikum, Südafrika
Mariopteris, Pflanzenfossils
Ptychoparia,Trilobit, Kambrium, Jince bei Prag
Lusatiops, Trilobit, Unterkambrium, Ludwigsdorf bei Görlitz
Archaeocyatha, Archaepocyatha, Unterkambrium (Tommot), Sibirien
Dapedius, fossiler Fisch, Neopterygii, Holostei, Unterjura, Holzmaden
Leptolepides sprattiformis, fossiler Fisch, Teleostei, Oberjura, Solnhofen
Purpurberg-Quarzit, Neoproterozoikum, Elbtalschiefergebirge
Inoceramus stümkei, Ammonit, Oberkreide, Sachsen
Sclerocephalus jogischneideri, Trilobit, Unterkambrium, Ludwigsdorf bei Görlitz
Collenia undosa, Stromatolith, Proterozoikum, Mesabi Range, USA
Madygenerpeton pustulatum, krokodilähnliches Reptil, Trias, Madygen, Kirgistan
Gebändertes Eisenerz (BIF), Proterozoikum, Krivoi Rog, Ukraine
Pagurus, Crustacea, (Krebs, 1474.), rezent
Stromatolith, Archaikum, Südafrika
Fluoritholz
Stengelgneis Sayda
Leptolepides sprattiformis, fossiler Fisch, Teleostei, Oberjura, Solnhofen
Acanus ovalis, Fischfossil, Unteroligozän, Sernftal, Glarus, Schweiz
Urasterella asparula, Seestern, Devon, Bundenbach
Pflanzenfossilien Oberkarbon
Modell Arthropleura
Metabasalt (Diabas) Seifersdorf
Agatoxylon-Kieselholzstamm im Humboldt-Bau
Amaltheus mageritataus, Ammonit, Jura
Pseudothachylit, Vredefort-Dom