Alien abduction: This fossil crinoid, which inspired the artist who designed the extra-terrestrial antagonist of the Alien films, was stolen and and later returned to a museum in Switzerland. I can see the resemblance.
Ceraurus pleuraxanthemus Trilobites Order Phacopida, Family Cheiruridae Geological Time: Middle Ordovician Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite: 22 mm long , 16 mm across. Matrix: 75 mm by 110 mm Fossil Site: Rust Formation, Trenton Group, Trenton Falls, New York, USA
Exceedingly Rare Early Cambrian Redlichiid Trilobite Aff Psedosaukianda lata; Trilobites Order Redlichiida, Family Saukinadidae; Geological Time: Lower Cambrian, Atabanian Stage; 60 mm long; Fossil Site: Issafen Formation, Issafen, Morocco
Trilobite Phacops rana crassituberculata, Middle Devonian, Moscow Formation, Erie County, New York. The eyes are in an excellent state of preservation, showing minute detail of the facets. These classic Phacops are highly treasured by collectors and have become increasingly scarce.