Moving a 3D printed ammonite model through water in our custom built test-rig. Click image for video of more recent tests
3D Model of Skirroceras macrum (Click image to see 3D gallery!)
Scanning Devonian Ammonoids at Museum Fur Naturkunde, Berlin
Mating Arion vulgaris spotted in the field in Cornwall 2014
An enormous hypostome of the giant trilobite Isotelus maximus recovered from the Cincinnatian of Indiana
Leading the 2013 undergraduate Palaeobiology fieldtrip
Some collaborative work with fellow Akron PhD candidate Alyssa Stark covered in the Akron Plain Dealer, 2012.
The beautiful campus of The Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, China (April 2013)
From Detecting Sexual Dimorphism in the Fossil Record, Astrop et al. 2012.
Mating chinese mantids (Tenodera aridifolia sinensis) caught while teaching invertebrate zoology in the field (2011).
Fossil clam shrimp collections at the Smithsonian Museum, Washington D.C.
SEM revealing the micro-ornamentation on the carapace of the extant hermaphroditic clam shrimp Cyzicus gynecia.
Beautifully preserved Estheria middendorfi in the collections of the Natural History Museum, London.
A cheeky Jumping Spider, snapped during a lunch break on a research excursion in Argentina.
Branchiopod phylogenetic reconstruction – work in progress
With the graduate students of the Gallego Lab, Argentina.
The Palaeontological Institute, Royal Academy of Sciences in Moscow, Febuary 2013. Snowy.
Archaeopteryx lithographica @ Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin 2014