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Hey all, it’s been quite some time since I’ve posted here. I’m working on a research project for the Permian vertebrate species of Baylor and Archer counties and the artistic representation (and lack of representation) of these species. I’ve been having trouble finding locations for myself to find fossils in these areas due to my unfamiliarity with the location and the lack of information out there about this area. I’ve reached out to Whiteside Museum in Seymour and they’ve declined to give advice so I’m turning to the good folks here for any locations or ideas you all might have to offer.
Monica posted a topic in Fossil IDHi everyone! This school year has been incredibly busy which is why I haven't been on the forum as much as I'd like to be. However, about a month ago I ordered 3 lbs of washed "Texas Red Beds" (Permian-aged) matrix from PaleoTex - it arrived a few days ago, and I just couldn't wait until March Break to start looking through it (mainly because our March Break has been moved to mid-April - that's way too long to wait!!!) so I began the search last night. I've found a bunch of teeth and bones so far, and I was hoping to get some identification help for some of the larger/more intere
ziggycardon posted a topic in Fossil IDHi! I recently acquired a few new additions to my permian collection, but there are a few pieces of which I am not a 100 % whether they are ID'd correctly, simply because I am not yet knowlegdeable about the material. So I thought it might be a good idea to post the ones I am doubtfull about here, as I know there are a lot of people more knowlegdeable than me who probably could ID them. The first item is a small claw listed as "juvenile dimetrodon limbatus" from the Red Beds, Archer County, Texas, USA I was a bit doubtfull when they said "juvenile" dimetrodon claw, but I got
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsPreservation of Loftin fossil collection is paramount to new owner by Mandy Kinnaman October 27, 2016 Archer County News, Texas. http://www.archercountynews.com/news/preservation-of-loftin-fossil-collection-is-paramount-to-new-owner/article_48c22cac-9c6f-11e6-a305-7f0753bf4cdc.html County currently refuses to adhere to Loftin family wishes by Barbara Phillips, Archer County News, Texas, November 17, 2016 http://www.archercountynews.com/news/county-currently-refuses-to-adhere-to-loftin-family-wishes/article_e3aceb18-ace0-11e6-a72e-d32fd80d9f7c.html