Jiri Zidek (paleontologist)

Dr. Jiri Zidek (active 1970-2000s) is a Czech-born American paleontologist and entomologist.[1]

He was founder of the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Oklahoma in 1980.[2]


  • Kansas Hamilton Quarry (Upper Pennsylvanian) Acanthodes, with remarks on the previously reported North American occurrences of the genus J Zidek - 1976


  1. ^ (pdf) Description of a new Omophron species from Sichuan by DW Wrase Aug 30, 2002 - "I'm pleased to express my appreciation to Jiri Zidek (Prague) for the photograph
  2. ^ Scarab Workers - Jiri Zidek Archived 2011-09-27 at the Wayback Machine, Scarab Workers — World Directory, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, State Museum.
    "Despite undergraduate training in entomology, much of my academic carrier [sic] was spent in vertebrate zoology/paleontology and science editing."