Travels with Trilobites: Adventures in the Paleozoic

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This book is rooted in the perspective that fossils provide insight into our planet’s history by exploring these diverse and beautiful extinct creatures. Described as one of the most recognized forms of prehistoric life, trilobites are fascinating, with an expanse of history and evolution that takes you throughout time. Broken down into six Paleozoic eras, Andy Secher has created a wealth of information about trilobites that explores the passion, appreciation, and reason why some fans devote their lives to collecting these fossils.

Thorough and detailed, this is a well-organized book that takes you on a deep dive into the world of trilobites, with each section focused on a specific era. Different locations are featured where fossils have been found, such as the Parker Quarry in Vermont, Lady Burn in Scotland, Henryhouse Formation in Oklahoma, and Crawfordsville, Indiana. Each section contains thorough research about trilobites, with full-colored galleries and location rapid reports that take you into the discovery, study, and role trilobites played within our planet’s past.

With stunning photographs, Travels with Trilobites takes you through time in an exploration of trilobites that is perfect for scientists, students, researchers, collectors, and anyone generally interested.

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Author Andy Secher
Star Count /5
Format Hard
Page Count 416 pages
Publisher Columbia University Press
Publish Date 14-Jun-2022
ISBN 9780231200967 Buy this Book
Issue August 2022
Category Science & Nature