TERATOGENESIS
here’s some mooooore!

here’s some mooooore!

woooooooo

woooooooo

paleopedia:


The Plectronoceras (1933)
Phylum : MolluscaClass : CephalopodaOrder : PlectronoceridaFamily : PlectronoceridaeGenus : PlectronocerasSpecies : P. cambria, P. exile, P. gracile, P. liatungense
Late Cambrian
4 cm long (size)
China (map)
Plectronoceras is the earliest known shelly cephalopod, dating to the Upper Cambrian. Its 14 known specimens hail from the basal Fengshan Formation (north-east China) of the earliest Fengshanian stage. None of the fossils are complete, and none show the tip or opening of the shell. Approximately half of its shell was filled with septa; 7 were recorded in a 2 cm shell. Its shell contains transverse septa separated by about half a millimetre, with a siphuncle on its concave side. Its morphology matches closely to that hypothesised for the last common ancestor of all cephalopods.


look at this precious baby
Zoidberg’s head earing a dunce cap

paleopedia:

The Plectronoceras (1933)

Phylum : Mollusca
Class : Cephalopoda
Order : Plectronocerida
Family : Plectronoceridae
Genus : Plectronoceras
Species : P. cambria, P. exile, P. gracile, P. liatungense

  • Late Cambrian
  • 4 cm long (size)
  • China (map)

Plectronoceras is the earliest known shelly cephalopod, dating to the Upper Cambrian. Its 14 known specimens hail from the basal Fengshan Formation (north-east China) of the earliest Fengshanian stage. None of the fossils are complete, and none show the tip or opening of the shell. Approximately half of its shell was filled with septa; 7 were recorded in a 2 cm shell. Its shell contains transverse septa separated by about half a millimetre, with a siphuncle on its concave side. Its morphology matches closely to that hypothesised for the last common ancestor of all cephalopods.

look at this precious baby

Zoidberg’s head earing a dunce cap

SILKWORM ADULTS ARE HERE!! This is only about 1/5th the total cocoons that have moulted. About 3 pairs. They lock up to mate immediately, before their wings are even expanded!

In the 2nd pic, that one has JUST moulted and still has brown cocoon stuff on it.

VELVETY CUTIES OH MY GOD.

They can’t fly! They flutter their wings but don’t even try to get away when I pick them up. 

Yay!!!

Painted Zygarde because its design is so cool!!! Black and green ecology serpent based off multi-headed cobras AND chemical structure hexagons?! yes please!

Painted Zygarde because its design is so cool!!! Black and green ecology serpent based off multi-headed cobras AND chemical structure hexagons?! yes please!

Packed up the critters to hide in the basement from tornados and winds and storms and such for a few hours. 

Gid is just in his recuperation box, Radio in the pak-o-bird on top. Brought the cham’s whole cage. the other lizards are boxed up but couldnt care less. 

buhhh i wanted to relax today -_-

Packed up the critters to hide in the basement from tornados and winds and storms and such for a few hours.

Gid is just in his recuperation box, Radio in the pak-o-bird on top. Brought the cham’s whole cage. the other lizards are boxed up but couldnt care less.

buhhh i wanted to relax today -_-

Black, Iron Sulphide secreting Scaly-footed Gastropod from the Kairei Vent Field (top), and pale, non-Iron Sulphide secreting Scaly-footed Gastropod from the Solitaire Field (bottom). Scale bar is 10 mm. Nakamura et al. (2012).

The Scaly Foot Gastopod is the only animal we know of that can plate itself with metal. Badass! 

BUT they’ve found genetically identical scaly foot gastopods WITHOUT the metal. They both live in thermal vents deep in the ocean, which spew weird - and variable - chemicals. The metal shell is actually structurally weaker, so the metal shell may exist as a side effect of needing to excrete heavy metals out of the snail’s body that accrue when it lives near vents that spew heavy metals. 

So cool!! 

via Sciency Thoughts

jeanmarcoing:

WE HAVE ACHIEVED M A X I M U M   D I N O S A U R

cfmvirus thank you for bringing this to my attention I am going to HUNT THESE DOWN!!

jeanmarcoing:

WE HAVE ACHIEVED M A X I M U M   D I N O S A U R

cfmvirus thank you for bringing this to my attention I am going to HUNT THESE DOWN!!

POPCORN!!!

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I bred a bunch of amauras to trade for the other fossil pokemon 

I bred a bunch of amauras to trade for the other fossil pokemon 

Beat the main game GOOD JOB TEAM!!  
I love the new pokemon designs SO MUCH oh my god. 
my friend code is  2079-7127-3323. I dunno what my friend safari is yet I just got to that part yoooooooo.
I am breeding a bunch of fossils to make sure the world is supplied with them. Now to try and IV breed a fossil team. 
(Anoriths have LITTLE PROPER ANOMALOCARIS MOUTHS!! POKEMON TEAM GOOD JOB!!!)

Beat the main game GOOD JOB TEAM!!  

I love the new pokemon designs SO MUCH oh my god. 

my friend code is  2079-7127-3323. I dunno what my friend safari is yet I just got to that part yoooooooo.

I am breeding a bunch of fossils to make sure the world is supplied with them. Now to try and IV breed a fossil team.

(Anoriths have LITTLE PROPER ANOMALOCARIS MOUTHS!! POKEMON TEAM GOOD JOB!!!)

officialunitedstates:

dinosaurs are all around us.  they live on, in our hearts, deep inside.  in a moment of sadness, a dinosaur is comforting you on your shoulder.  in a moment of desperation, a dinosaur is leading you through the trials of life.  in a moment of courage, a dinosaur is right behind you, pushing you on to victory.  thank you dinosaurs, for all that you’ve done

Gideon is still doing well, he has energy and is eating well.

So I drew them as anime boys. Gideon is older and doesn’t care about what Radio is doing but Radio follows Gid around so….

I have two pupae who didn’t weave cocoons first. Whaaaa?! Super neat to see, however.

I have two pupae who didn’t weave cocoons first. Whaaaa?! Super neat to see, however.

 I didn’t plan on this: The foam background in his tank isn’t sealed to the back but propped up, so it leans a little bit away from the back wall, and the one corner broke off, making an entrance to said gap. So Malcolm  spends daytime in this “cave” and occasionally peaks out of the hole like the worlds least terrifying dragon. 
He’s the only one who won’t eat the silkworms!! I shoved some in his face just to be sure, and he started to lick his lips but NOPE NOPE NO INTEREST IN BUGS. I offer them every other day but he has probably eaten like 5 bugs in his whole life. MALCOLM WTF.
Wall-eyed crested geckos look hella silly from the front.

 I didn’t plan on this: The foam background in his tank isn’t sealed to the back but propped up, so it leans a little bit away from the back wall, and the one corner broke off, making an entrance to said gap. So Malcolm  spends daytime in this “cave” and occasionally peaks out of the hole like the worlds least terrifying dragon. 

He’s the only one who won’t eat the silkworms!! I shoved some in his face just to be sure, and he started to lick his lips but NOPE NOPE NO INTEREST IN BUGS. I offer them every other day but he has probably eaten like 5 bugs in his whole life. MALCOLM WTF.

Wall-eyed crested geckos look hella silly from the front.