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New Release: Fossil Spiders in Baltic Amber

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We are very pleased to announce the formal publication of our latest title: Fossil Spiders in Baltic Amber: An annotated systematic catalogue by Dr David Penney. Click cover to go to product page and order your discounted copy now From the back cover With 557 named spider species in 202 genera and 58 families, Baltic amber represents the richest source of fossil spiders anywhere on the planet, with research describing this remarkable fossil fauna dating back more than 200 years. The identification of numerous species is problematic because many of the older descriptions are inadequate by current taxonomic standards. To...

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ADVANCE COPIES NOW IN: A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast

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We are very pleased to announce that the advance copies our latest title, A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast, by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers (and with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz), have just been received. This title is due for formal release on 1st March, but there is still time to order it at the pre-release discount rate! Click the cover to go to the product page for more info and to order your advance copy. From the back cover This is the second in a series of guides on the safe...

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A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast - available to pre-order

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We are very pleased to announce that the second volume in the Dorset Coast Fossil Collecting series by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers, with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz, is now available for preorder at 15% discount. A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset CoastSiri Scientific Press (due 1 Feb, 2020) 978-0-9957496-8-9 RRP £18.99224 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft cover, 300 colour photographs & illustrations IN PREP for FEB 2020 - Available to pre-order now at 15% discount (click cover below to go to the product page and pre-order and advance copy now) From...

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TRUE BUGS OF THE WORLD 2nd EDITION - AVAILABLE TO PREORDER NOW

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We are very pleased to announce that we will shortly be publishing the second edition of the highly acclaimed True Bugs of the World. The first edition, often referred to as 'The Red Book', published in 1995 by Cornell University Press and authored by Randall T. Schuh & James Alexander Slater ran to 336 pages. The second edition of this monumental reference work, now titled: TRUE BUGS OF THE WORLD (HEMIPTERA: HETEROPTERA): Classification and Natural History (Second Edition) has been prepared by Randall T. Schuh (American Museum of Natural History) & Christiane Weirauch (University of California, Riverside) and runs to a...

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Radio Interview: Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation: A Diverse Middle Devonian Biota from Wisconsin, USA

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If you missed our authors Kenneth (Chris) Gass and Donald Mikulic on Wisconsin Public Radio yesterday (Monday, 13 May) promoting their new book, Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation: A Diverse Middle Devonian Biota from Wisconsin, USA, don't worry as you can listen to a recording of it here: Click to hear the recording They co-authored their book with Joanne Kluessendorf and Carlton Brett. Chris and Don will also give a presentation on 18 May at 3:00 p.m. Central time (USA) at Hart Park in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, after which will be a book signing. If you happen to be in Wisconsin on...

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