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Fullux posted a topic in Questions & AnswersHi, I got this piece of sauropod femur in February of this year as well as one more large piece, both associated and from the Morrison formation. Is there any way to differentiate fragmentary bones of sauropods from the Morrison or a way to get an identification on this individual?
Brachiosaurus Bone Fragment Authenticity
King Butler posted a topic in Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil FabricationsOk a website I was looking at is selling what it claims to be pieces of Brachiosaurus Bone. I cannot post photos because I would incriminate the seller, but the piece looks genuine enough. What I want to know is the likelihood of it actually being Brachiosaurus. By my understanding their fossils are quite rare so even a small fragment of the genuine article would not be cheap, these ones are offered at 19 dollars. According to their information, their pieces comes from a Brachiosaurus femur from the Morrison Formation in Utah. The Morrison Formation is the right, and as I understand only, plac
Quick ID Guide on Morrison Sauropod Teeth
Troodon posted a topic in Questions & AnswersQuick guide to help identify a few Sauropod teeth from the Morrison Formation. Corrections and additional info always appreciated Please Note: Variations in the morphology of these teeth can vary significantly do to, species, jaw position and ontogenetic changes. This is just a high level guide. Camarasaurus: - Crown is wider than the root - Anterior Teeth are spoon-like and symmetrical, mid and posterior teeth are asymmetrical - The crown enamel ends sharply where the root begins - Wear facet, if present, can be on both sides of the tip
First sauropod teeth
lone5wolf117 posted a topic in Member CollectionsHello all I would like to share my first sauropod teeth in my collection it is a brachiosaurus tooth from morrison formation looking at the size of the teeth is likely a juvenile teeth love the colours on it has well.
IDing Brachiosaurus Teeth
Masp posted a topic in Questions & AnswersCould somebody please explain to me, and possibly show me, the differences between Brachiosaurus vs other sauropod teeth in the Morrison Formation? Since these teeth are so rare I have seen few pics of them. How would one ID?
Camarasaurus or Brachiosaurus tooth?
Jaimin013 posted a topic in Fossil IDCamarasaurus or Brachiosaurus tooth? I'm leaning more towards a Camarasaurus because the crown/spoon head doesn't twist much from the neck of the root. Info on where found: Morrison Formation, Big Horn Basin Ranch, Wyoming 2.25″ long