Found in almost every sedimentary rock on Earth, microfossils are useful dating tools and key indicators of past environments. Learn more about some of the organisms represented in our micropalaeontology collections.
Foraminifera occur in a wide range of marine environments. Learn more about these organisms.
Find out how these valuable microfossils can help us date rocks, reconstruct past environments and study climate change.
Find out more about these single-celled marine organisms and how their fossils help us to date rocks.
Discover more about these tiny aquatic crustaceans and their preservation as fossils.
Conodonts are mainly known from phosphatic tooth-like microfossils. Discover more about these extinct animals and their fossils.
Learn about these microscopic planktonic organisms and their preservation as nannofossils.