Jump to content

Toggle Fossil Discussion Fossil Discussion

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

General Fossil Discussion

  1. Micro-paleontology

Any general discussions about fossils & paleontology

  • 4,887 topics
  • 57,941 replies
New Federal Law! - last post by MrTrilobiteMan

Fossil Hunting Trips

Post your fossiling adventures here!

  • 7,408 topics
  • 98,863 replies
Birthday Presents - last post by jlar7607

Fossil ID

Can't figure out what that fossil is? Post bright, sharp images here for identification. (Note that responses & confidence increase with image quality!)
>Re-size your pictures, per the tips in our FAQ forum.
>Please understand that we do not appraise value!

  • 17,447 topics
  • 137,521 replies
Need Help With Id For Mioce... - last post by Gneave

Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

This forum is devoted to illuminating the pitfalls to be avoided when considering the purchase of fossils.
Please read and follow the specific guidelines for posting here, which will be found in the first, pinned, topic.

  • 47 topics
  • 471 replies
Real Or Fake Hyaenodon Horr... - last post by Auspex

Questions & Answers

Ask anything you want to know* about fossils in general; maybe someone here will have the answer!
*For identification of specific fossils, post in Fossil ID for best results..
>Please understand that we do not appraise value!

  • 2,455 topics
  • 21,004 replies
What Are The Parameters Whi... - last post by verydeadthings

Fossil of the Month

The Winners Gallery and the Official Contest for the Find of the Month.

  • 364 topics
  • 7,097 replies
May 2015 Vertebrate Find Of... - last post by ZiggieCie

Member Collections

Show off your own collection of fossils

  • 2,704 topics
  • 40,879 replies
A Few Misc. Fossils Of Mine. - last post by MrTrilobiteMan

Paleo Re-creations

For members' original paleontological artworks of graphic (life renderings, display backgrounds, ID posters) and sculptural (models, carvings) natures.

  • 123 topics
  • 2,095 replies
Meguskus' Paleoart - last post by Jeff L Nolan

Collecting Gear

Tools and techniques

  • 86 topics
  • 1,270 replies
Diy Tutorial: $20 Digi... - last post by aplomado

Fossil Preparation

Tools and techniques

  • 530 topics
  • 5,837 replies
Plan Of Attack - last post by Ptychodus04

Member Fossil Trades Bulletin Board

We have freed member-to-member trades from the restrictions imposed on member sales.

You may express your initial interests here, or as opportunity might present in other discussion topics; once contact with a trading partner is made, please continue your arrangements via private message. Public notes on successful exchanges are encouraged; disputes must be settled privately.

Please note that transactions done thus must be pure trades, with no money changing hands; beyond that, the transaction may take any form that both participants agree to as equitable.

  • 98 topics
  • 551 replies
Looking For Green River Fea... - last post by -Andy-

Auctions to Benefit the Forum

These auctions are to benefit the forum by helping pay for site maintenance and fees.

  • 97 topics
  • 1,981 replies
Sharktooth Hill Micro Fossi... - last post by Hunt4teeth

Fossil News

News from the world of fossils & paleontology

  • 2,437 topics
  • 8,470 replies
New Bird With Fancy Tail Fe... - last post by sseth

Toggle Fossil Media Fossil Media

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Fossils On The Web

Fossil related websites and links

  • 404 topics
  • 2,369 replies
Meteorites & Gravity - last post by Justinlc91

Fossil Photography

Tips and techniques to better photograph fossils.

  • 124 topics
  • 1,537 replies
Experimenting With Whitenin... - last post by ssholly

Fossil Literature

Talk about fossil-related books and magazines

  • 408 topics
  • 1,474 replies
New Book On Oligocene Badla... - last post by siteseer


Share fossil documents here.

  • 321 topics
  • 1,849 replies
Fruitbat's Pdf Library... - last post by Fruitbat

Toggle General Category General Category

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

General Discussion

A forum for discussion of fields (other than those which have their own forums) that are directly applicable to paleontology.

  • 1,077 topics
  • 13,877 replies
Fossil/collectible Insurance - last post by jpc


Fossil-related educational contests and quizzes

  • 142 topics
  • 4,013 replies
What Is Wrong With This Pic... - last post by ynot

Member of the Month

Recognizing outstanding contributions and good Forum citizenship.

  • 158 topics
  • 3,312 replies
Nominees For Member Of The... - last post by fossilized6s

Recent Topics

Forum Donation

Help support The Fossil Forum! We appreciate all donations.

Posted Image

Donate Sidebar by DevFuse

Upcoming Calendar Events

There are no forthcoming calendar events
  • 570,294 Total Posts
  • 16,720 Total Members
  • 85Blazer Newest Member
  • 284 Most Online

104 users are online (in the past 15 minutes)

15 members, 88 guests, 1 anonymous users   (See full list)

Yahoo, Michael Rodriguez, Google, Bing, akazaran, jkfoam, bierk, Facebook, Hunt4teeth, calhounensis, ynot, JohnJ, MrTrilobiteMan, RCFossils, Diceros, jnunez223, ballpython22, Gneave, AJ Plai

Members Online Today: 306   [Collapse]

Most members ever online in one day was 379, last accomplished on 11 Aug 2014.

The following members have visited today:
-Andy-, 85Blazer, abyssunder, Acryzona, ahuijsmans, AJ Plai, akazaran, Al Dente, Ammojoe, andreas, anthracite31, aplomado, art, aurora, Auspex, AZCollector, ballpython22, bcterp, beachcomber, BelemnBlues, believerjoe, Bev, Bguild, bierk, bigred97, bkstyl, blackmoth, BlueFossilGal, BNN, Bob, BobC, bocafossil, Boesse, Boneheadz, BSE, Bullsnake, busyeagle, calhounensis, Carcharodontosaurus, Carl, Castle Rock, CBOB, cck, cfin1974, Christopher1982, CinciJeff, ckmerlin, claire01, Clayton Jones, clstead, Cluros, conodontoman, CosmicCowboy12, cowsharks, crabfossilsteve, Craig, creto, crinus, CrocodileJen, Cryptidsaurian, curiousraptor, DanielS, Dave (POM) Allen, Dave in Alaska, DennisF, Diceros, digit, Digital, Doctor Mud, donnyjoe, drhemlock, driller35, Dromiopsis, dsalles, eboe101, edd, erose, espeton, evannorton, exasperatus2002, fiddlehead, firemanjosh_c, fishguy, FLINTandBONE, floopthesheep, flyersfan805, Foshunter, Fossil Claw, fossilcat, fossilcrazy, FossilDAWG, Fossildude19, fossilized6s, FossilMo, fossilselachian, fossisle, frenchy2, garyc, georgewilfred48, GerryK, GeschWhat, Gizmo, Gneave, gobbler716, Govinn, greel, gturner333, Haizahnjager, Han.T, hardlyatwork, Harry Pristis, Hemi-God, Herb, Hipockets, hoffy, hokiehunter, hominid4, howard_l, hssain, Hunt4teeth, iamsharky, Indagator, janislav, jcbshark, JeanB, Jeff L Nolan, Jeffrey P, jerdin007, Jersey, jhemphill, jhw, jimbilott, jkfoam, jlar7607, jlo, jnunez223, JoeMioDigger85, John Hamilton, John K, john.friel, JohnJ, Jomonn42, josh_2727, jpc, jpwhite82, JUAN EMMANUEL, Just Bob, JustPlainPetrified, kach70, Kanopus, Kataytayfish, kazin, Kevin H., Khyssa, kirk, kirkjeremiah23, Kosmoceras, Koss1959, Ksbartlette, kumyam, KYAL, Kyleandian, LeeCreek2thHntr, LeslieFM, Lion'sDen, Lone wolf, LordTrilobite, lormouth, Ludwigia, Malcolmt, MarcoSr, MarcusFossils, marguy, MB, Mediospirifer, Megatooth Collector, metwerks, Mexx, Miatria, Michael Rodriguez, middevonian, Mike from North Queensland, MikeR, minnbuckeye, Missourian, MPep, MrTrilobiteMan, mrz4u, Mr_billy_bob, Mtskinner, Mudfish, nac1024, nala, nathanzx10r, NCFossils, Nemo, Nenando, newmtdigger, njfossilhunter, NOLA_9.3x74r, non-remaniť, Northern Sharks, nosaj, NSRhunter, obsessed1, oilshale, old bones, opie63376, Orohippus, Pagurus, PaleoDave, paleoflor, PaleoWilliam, paleozoicfish, PASkyGuy, paulgdls, PFOOLEY, Phossiker, pinkus, piranha, PJ68, Plantguy, Plax, posteriori, Protanisoceras, ptychodus, Ptychodus04, Pumpkinhead, Raggedy Man, Ramo, RCFossils, redleaf101, ReeseF, rejd, Renaud, Rfossile, ricardo, Riverhunter, Roadcut1, Roanoker, Rob Russell, Rockin' Ric, Rockwood, rocou3rd, Runner64, Sacha, Salvageon, samalander, Saurophaganax, Seaforth, Searcher, Shamalama, shark57, Shellseeker, Sierraman, silverphoenix, sixgill pete, Smmessineo, snakebite6769, snolly50, sorzano95, Sparr, squali, squalicorax, sseth, steedman, Stocksdale, stripergold, superchomak, Sylvestersen, t-tree, taj, tangolima, Taogan, thair, the tatter, TheClawGuy, TheCounts, Thecreekgang, TNCollector, Tom Roach, Too Many Choices, tooth_claw, TqB, Trickworm, TriloAnt, Trilobyte08, Try10Byte, typhis, TyrannosaurusRex, u0156022, Uncle Siphuncle, Utahfossilhunter, vermiculosis, verydeadthings, victoriah, willy, wnypaleo, Wolffish, Wrangellian, Xiphactinus, xonenine, ynot, zachj, ZiggieCie, zoocosmolina