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Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Eli Heimans' reconstruction (1911) of the Carboniferous tree Lepidodendron, known from fossil "Stigmaria" (fossil roots) in Limburg. Drawing also shows a piece of fossil bast.

Photo credit: Eli Heimans.




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Plants of the Carboniferous age from Meyers Konversationslexikon.

Photo credit: Bibliographisches Institut.




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Coal fern Hymenophyllitis alatus.

Photo credit: Unknown.




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Coal ferns and restoration of a calamite.

Photo credit: Unknown




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Stethacanthus (now Akmonistion) zangerli, a primitive shark from the Carboniferous of Scotland, pencil drawing, digital coloring.

Photo credit: Nobu Tamura




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Westlothiana lizziae, perhaps the oldest known amniota, Lower Carboniferous of Scotland, pencil drawing.

Photo credit: Nobu Tamura




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Fossils of the Carboniferous age as depicted in the Meyers Konversations-Lexikon

Photo credit: Bibliographisches Institut




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Life restoration of Oestocephalus amphiuminus.

Photo credit: Smokeybjb




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Meganeura, model of a giant dragonfly, Carboniferous, Museum of Natural History, Berlin.

Photo credit: Gunnar Ries




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Fedexia.

Photo credit: Nobu Tamura




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Life restoration of two Falcatus falcatus: female (top) and male (bottom).

Photo credit: Smokeybjb




Laelaps by Charles R. Knight.

Eogyrinus an early tetrapod from the Late Carboniferous of England, pencil drawing and digital coloring.

Photo credit: Nobu Tamura




Carboniferous cross-bedded sandstone near Howick, England.

Cross-bedded sandstone of the Stainmore Formation of Carboniferous age (Namurian) near Howick in Northumberland, England.

Photo credit: Graeme Churchard




Carboniferous sill in Nova Scotia.

Dolerite (diabase) sill of Mid-Carboniferous age cutting shales and sandstones of the Lower Carboniferous Horton Group, Horton Bluff, near Cheverie, Minas Basin South Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada. The sill is the more resistant band.

Photo credit: Mikenorton




Carboniferous biosparite.

Photomicrograph of fossiliferous limestone (bisoparite or grainstone) from the Stoner Member of the Stanton Formation (Pennsylvanian) from the Ash Grove Quarry near Louisville, Nebraska. Coiled fossil is a fusilinid foraminifera. Coordinates are approximate.

Photo credit: Rygel, M.C.