Stan Wood (fossil hunter)
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|Born||December 23, 1939|
|Died||September 9, 2012(aged 72)|
Stan Wood (December 23, 1939 - September 9, 2012) discovered 29 new species of fish, arthropods, tetrapods and plants, four of which were named after him. In 1984 he discovered a rich source of fossils in East Kirkton Quarry, West Lothian, Scotland, dating from the fossil-poor Romer's gap, a 15 million year period at the beginning of the Carboniferous. A famous discovery from East Kirkton is the species "Westlothiana Lizziae".
- ↑ "Stan Wood". The Herald. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
- ↑ Ross, Andrew. "A legacy in fossils: celebrating the life and work of Stan Wood". National Museums Scotland. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
- ↑ "Creature from the black lagoon". BBC World Service. BBC World Service. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
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