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Found 252 results

  1. Ordovician Gastropod from Brechin, Ontario

    From the album Ordovician

    Cyclonema bilix (gastropod) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  2. From the album Ordovician

    Isoteles gigas (enrolled juvenile trilobite) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  3. From the album Ordovician

    Flexicalymene sp. (partial trilobites) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  4. Prasapora (bryozoans) from Brechin, Ontario

    From the album Ordovician

    Prasapora simulatrix (bryozoans) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  5. Branching Bryozoans from Brechin, Ontario

    From the album Ordovician

    Branching Bryozoans Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  6. Branching Bryozoa from Brechin, Ontario

    From the album Ordovician

    Parvolhallopora sp. (branching bryozoans) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  7. From the album Ordovician

    Bivalve internal molds Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  8. From the album Ordovician

    Trochonema sp. (internal mold) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  9. Ordovician Gastropods from Brechin, Ontario

    From the album Ordovician

    Lophospira sp. (partial cast and internal molds) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  10. From the album Ordovician

    Gastropod internal mold (Sinuites?) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  11. From the album Ordovician

    Plaesiomys sp. (brachiopods on matrix) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  12. From the album Ordovician

    Isotelus gigas (partial trilobite) Middle Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  13. Conularid from Brechin, Ontario

    From the album Ordovician

    Conularia trentonensis (partial conularid) Middle Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin. Ontario
  14. Crinoid stem pieces from Brechin, Ontario

    From the album Ordovician

    Crinoid stem pieces Middle Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  15. From the album Ordovician

    Sowebyella sericea (brachiopods on matrix) Upper Ordovician Verulam Formation James Dick Quarry Brechin, Ontario
  16. So today I was excited when this book came in. It is not in print anymore and I was lucky I managed to order this copy. It talks about the gastropods, cephalopods, and vermes of the Georgian Bay formation of Toronto, Ontario. It even has some nice detailed plates of what can be found in the formation. I never even knew vermes (worms?) can be found in the formation.
  17. Hungry Hollow fossils

    Hi everyone! I'm finally starting to go through some of the things that Viola and I found when we visited Hungry Hollow back in April in preparation of doing a trade, and I was looking for some help with identifying the following items: Item #1, front and back: A tabulate coral perhaps? I think I can see corallites in the "back" photo... (or maybe a bryozoan...) Item #2, front and back: Another tabulate coral? (or perhaps another bryozoan...) Item #3, front and back: A bryozoan? This one looks different - it kind of looks like frilly layers... Thanks in advance! I may end up posting more stuff so keep an eye out for more requests for help!!! Monica
  18. The missus had an errand to run and asked if I'd like to be dropped off at Arkona for a few hours. Of course, I never turn down an opportunity to get out and collect! It started drizzling, and then pouring. I was still adamant on going, and glad I did. Planning around the weather this year in SW Ontario seems an exercise in futility, as it has been a largely wet and unpredictable season as opposed to more even keel prior years. One of the slim advantages of going to Arkona in the rain is that you can actually see things much better when the ground is wet. As I was going in to the south pit, some intrepid fossil collectors were on their way out, soaked to the skin. They had had enough. They probably thought me foolish for thinking of going down there. And it was indeed mucky. At one point, with the accumulated sticky Arkona clay under my boots, I briefly experienced what life would be like four inches taller. The rains varied in intensity, from a mild drizzle to a somewhat frustrating downpour. Undaunted, I was going to make the most of my two precious hours even as I felt a whole lot heavier being soaked through, runnels and rivulets of rain running roughshod over my ragged mien - lol. I was not gunning for my usual fare this day given the short amount of time and the weather conditions, so it was more about casual surface collecting in the south pit. And so poking through the Arkona clay, I figured I'd beef up my goniatite collection. Here is a row of them in ascending order of size. I am actually quite surprised and proud to have found a fairly large one in this formation, as those generally are nested in the matrix of the Widder Fm above:
  19. I feel like I'm behind this but is it true that what was called the Whitby formation in southwestern Ontario is now called the Blue Mountain formation? Does anyone know the real story behind what happened officially?
  20. Brampton, Caledon, Georgetown Fossil Sites

    Hello! I am in Brampton and need some direction on where I can go to do some fun hunting. anything in the Caledon, Georgetown, Brampton areas? or within 45 mins of these areas? not concerned with what type of fossils. just love finding history! thanks so much!!! - also - are there any groups that get together in these areas? trips? clubs ect?
  21. Hello, New to the forum and collecting fossils in general. Went to my moms house and mentioned that I had been fossil hunting and she says "I have found some fossils before." and she pulls out this giant worm like thing. This was found in Port Hope Ontario possibly up to 25 years ago. I have included both a wet and dry picture. The fossil seems to have a dark red tinge to it. Also the back had a ton of fossils on it I have attached a picture of the back as well. Any help with an identification would be much appreciated. Thanks Folks and happy hunting:)
  22. Cephalopods?

    Hey!! Are these cephalopods? More specifically Dawsonoceras? Found in Vaughn Ontario near a stormwater pond - I have a feeling it's from a local quary since this pond is a man made structure. TIA!!
  23. some recent beach and river finds

    so i thought i would start a new thread where i could post photos of recent finds anyone is welcome to post their photos/experiences as well so here are a couple from yesterday along the shore in pickering, ontario and another from a week or two ago:
  24. The weekend of June 24th and 25th I participated in an outing with the New York Paleontological Society led by my friend, Ray McKinney to Brechin, Ontario. TFF Member Malcolm led our group into the James Dick quarry where both Bobycaygeon and Verulam Formations are exposed. These are Middle Ordovician from the Trenton Group and contain a wide variety of invertebrate fossil fauna. Also met other TFF members Kevin (Northern Sharks) and Joe (crinus). Most of the quarry is the Bobycaygeon and the very top is the Verulam- only accessible near the entrance, but I got some excellent well preserved matrix plates from there. I spent the second day combing the spoil piles. This first picture is Lake Simco by Beaverton where we stayed. Malcolm in the middle, explaining the quarry geology to NY Paleontological Society members.
  25. Favistella alveolata

    From the album Georgian Bay Formation (Upper Member) Outside of Toronto, Ontario

    Favistella alveolata (Goldfuss, 1826) Found as a loose specimen at an exposure at the Credit River on Streetsville, Mississauga, Ontario. Late Ordovician, Georgian Bay formation. A rugose colonial coral. Coral approximately 10 cm excluding extra matrix.