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  1. Fossildude19

    Dipleura dekayi partial

    From the album: Fossildude's Middle Devonian Hamilton Group Fossils

    Dipleura dekayi partial. Deep Springs Road, Earlville, NY. Collected June 12, 2021 Windom Shale Member of the Moscow Formation, Hamilton Group, Middle Devonian (Givetian)

    © 2021 Tim Jones ©

  2. grg1109

    no idea what so ever

    I have no idea. Suggestions have been: Crinoid Caylx or ‘gumdrop’ bryozoan starting to grow a branch. Probably growing on a brachiopod or something. Sorry forgot....found at Devonian, Penn Dixie, Hamburg, NY.
  3. Ralenka

    Id help - coral rugosa?

    Found these at Salt Point beach of Cayuga lake. Are these rugosa corals? The length range is from 0.5 cm to 2.5 cm. Thank you!
  4. Just as the title reads, if you look closely you can see several small clams in this but no idea what to make of the mini B-2 in there. Any ideas? This was Ilion NY btw.
  5. historianmichael

    Middle Devonian Brachiopod ID Help

    This past Sunday I found this brachiopod along with several others at an exposure of the Moscow Formation (Middle Devonian) in Western NY. I looked through Linsley and Wilson without much success at identifying it. It is likely an immature specimen, which always makes figuring out an identification hard. I would love to hear your thoughts. Any help is greatly appreciated! Also, while I have your attention, I could use some help differentiating Spinatrypa spinosa and Pseudoatrypa devoniana. Spinatrypa spinosa? Pse
  6. grg1109

    unknown fossil

    Found this in a creek bed, middle devonian, near King Ferry, NY. Was wondering what it could be? It makes a circle. Looks to be a little chert also. Thanks Greg
  7. grg1109


    Could this be an imprint from a Nautiloid Spyroceras nuntium in Sand stone? (1st photo). 2nd photo is opposite side. 3rd photo = much smaller (I believe mud mold. Why I ask is that it seems very large compared to the ones I've found...and to make sure of the id. I forgot to add: Middle Devonian, Cayuga Lake, King Ferry, NY. Thanks Greg
  8. historianmichael

    NY Lower Devonian Brachiopod Help

    About 10 days ago @Jeffrey P and I collected at an exposure near his house that is full of Lower Devonian brachiopods. I was amazed by the diversity of brachiopods at the site. But what makes this site so special also makes it tough to identify everything. I did my best to identify many of my finds, but I am a bit stumped on several others. A lot of the sketches in Linsley's plates are starting to look alike. I could really use some help, even if it is a guess on the family or genus. Please let me know what you think. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you! #1- Spirinella modes
  9. JNegron

    Little Falls

    Hey everyone! I plan on venturing over to Little Falls, NY in the next few days. Can anyone give me some info on some good sites there?
  10. Kurufossils

    Devonian Fish Scales New York?

    I found this odd piece in a grey shale layer in a place with devonian age matrix and fossils from new york with various layers from flakier layers compact with fossils to harder layers like this gray shale layer that this one thats not as compact with fossils as the other ones. I am unaware of devonian fish remains from new york and I usually do not notice odd minerals in the grey shale layer so this this piece baffles me, these small shiny "scales" sort of reminds me of how the devonian fish fossils of the old red sandstone of the uk kinda preserve but other than that I have no idea what else
  11. grg1109


    This Bivalve is from the Middle Devonian, near Seneca Lake in NYS. Could this be Modiella pygmaea? Thanks Greg
  12. Nautiloid

    Unidentified tiny fossils

    From the album: Nautiloid’s Eurypterids and other Silurian fossils

    Unidentified fossils that could be ostracods Upper Silurian Bertie Group Fiddlers Green Formation Phelps Member

    © Owen Yonkin 2020

  13. grg1109

    Id please

    I assumed this was some kind of Gastropod, but now wondering if it is a sponge...may not be either. I can't find a Gastropod which looks likely in Linsley's book, and there are no sponges listed. Searched on the internet and found sponges...but the "squares" look bigger than the ones on this fossil. Photos are of top, edge and underneath. Middle Devonian, Finger Lakes Region of NY, near Seneca Lake. Thanks Greg
  14. JamesAndTheFossilPeach

    Unknown from wanakah shale

    Any ideas on ID of this. It came out of some unit the wanakah shale in an exposure in smokes creek. It’s thin except for the spot where it looks broken up where it is about 1/8 of an inch. Any ideas would be helpful.
  15. albertomimo

    Brachiopod ID

    I can see that there are 2 different Branchiopods. Larges one is 17 by 12 mm. The one that is depressed is 12 by 12 mm. Comming from the same location where I got a Orthonata undulate.Moscow Shale formation. Can someone ID these two Brachiopods?
  16. grg1109


    Is this Stylolite? I've been told that it's coral...but, I have my doubts. Thanks Greg
  17. grg1109

    swirl pattern

    Here's one that's a bit different...any ideas? Approx. 3/4" X 1/2" Found in unnamed creek near King Ferry, NY... I think it's from the Upper Tully Limestone Thanks Greg
  18. grg1109

    mud mold?

    I've found quite a few of these and wonder if they were a bi valve? Wondered why the shell wouldn't have fossilized like the others? In first photo...top, right...second photo: top, center Thanks Greg
  19. grg1109


    I had posted this in the "Fossil Trips" section with different photos...There has been some discussion of what the species is. Some think its a Greenops Sp, some think Greenops bellacartwrightia and one is unsure if it's a "described species". I've been researching online and examining my Trilobite. I'm unsure it's either of the named species. There are just some troubles with each of them. The bellacartwrightia seems "more round" than mine...but mine has its spikes which are missing from the Sp. which seems narrow. Below are (hopefully) better photos. The one with the blue lines shows one obv
  20. grg1109

    Lingula brachiopods

    Could these be Lingula Brachiopods? If not, what? Thanks Greg
  21. grg1109


    I'm not sure this is recognizable...but, I think it's a Gastropod. The only thing is that the broken tip is facing the wrong way from those that I've looked at. The tip of the point is broken as shown by the arrow. And on the other side the "circle"(that is inside the blue line) corresponds to the top. And the broken tip. I'm trying to teach myself to prep. I got a slab of Limestone(not the easiest, but still) approx. 2 ft along the back...I did get a nice little Horn Coral from it so far. Thanks Greg
  22. I've been trying find "Siliconized Rock" photos and info. Can someone let me know where I can look for it? Thanks Greg
  23. grg1109

    Coral or Sponge?

    I found this yesterday during my creek walk. It appears to either be a Coral or Sponge atop a Concretion. It also has the "mud" on top which is fairly common...but it's very hard. It was found between the Upper Tully and Lower Tully formation which are both Limestone, between is black shale. The diameter on top is approx. 10"-12" and the reveal of the side is approx. 6". Thanks Greg
  24. grg1109

    Fossilized Plant Material

    I'm from near Cayuga Lake in NY. I found a piece of Fossilized plant material. The "Museum of the Earth" confirmed this and speculated that it fell into the water and sank in my area. She was however not able to identify it. To me it looks like a wood grain texture. Below, the first 2 photos of the large piece, the following 3 photos are close ups of a smaller chunk from that piece. Thanks Greg
  25. Hey how’s it going, just have two small things I’m curious about and figured someone would be able to put me on the right track. I’m not very familiar with this sliver of time and it’s a bit of a mystery to me. Both of these were found at different locations, but are Fiddler’s Green Upper Silurian “waterlime”. The first was found near some Eurypterid bits (on different plates) but it was surface collection effectively, and found in a large pile (little chance of recovering the rest of it and couldn’t find any at the time). The second is from the same strata but in a location a decent d
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