Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'brazos river'.

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
    Tags should be keywords or key phrases. e.g. carcharodon, pliocene, cypresshead formation, florida.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • Fossil Discussion
    • General Fossil Discussion
    • Fossil Hunting Trips
    • Fossil ID
    • Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications
    • Partners in Paleontology - Member Contributions to Science
    • Questions & Answers
    • Fossil of the Month
    • Member Collections
    • A Trip to the Museum
    • Paleo Re-creations
    • Collecting Gear
    • Fossil Preparation
    • Member Fossil Trades Bulletin Board
    • Member-to-Member Fossil Sales
    • Fossil News
  • Gallery
  • Fossil Sites
    • Africa
    • Asia
    • Australia - New Zealand
    • Canada
    • Europe
    • Middle East
    • South America
    • United States
  • Fossil Media
    • Members Websites
    • Fossils On The Web
    • Fossil Photography
    • Fossil Literature
    • Documents

Blogs

  • Anson's Blog
  • Mudding Around
  • Nicholas' Blog
  • dinosaur50's Blog
  • Traviscounty's Blog
  • Seldom's Blog
  • tracer's tidbits
  • Sacredsin's Blog
  • fossilfacetheprospector's Blog
  • jax world
  • echinoman's Blog
  • Ammonoidea
  • Traviscounty's Blog
  • brsr0131's Blog
  • brsr0131's Blog
  • Adventures with a Paddle
  • Caveat emptor
  • -------
  • Fig Rocks' Blog
  • placoderms
  • mosasaurs
  • ozzyrules244's Blog
  • Sir Knightia's Blog
  • Terry Dactyll's Blog
  • shakinchevy2008's Blog
  • MaHa's Blog
  • Stratio's Blog
  • ROOKMANDON's Blog
  • Phoenixflood's Blog
  • Brett Breakin' Rocks' Blog
  • Seattleguy's Blog
  • jkfoam's Blog
  • Erwan's Blog
  • Erwan's Blog
  • Lindsey's Blog
  • marksfossils' Blog
  • ibanda89's Blog
  • Liberty's Blog
  • Liberty's Blog
  • Back of Beyond
  • St. Johns River Shark Teeth/Florida
  • Ameenah's Blog
  • gordon's Blog
  • West4me's Blog
  • West4me's Blog
  • Pennsylvania Perspectives
  • michigantim's Blog
  • michigantim's Blog
  • lauraharp's Blog
  • lauraharp's Blog
  • micropterus101's Blog
  • micropterus101's Blog
  • GPeach129's Blog
  • nicciann's Blog
  • Olenellus' Blog
  • nicciann's Blog
  • maybe a nest fossil?
  • Deep-Thinker's Blog
  • Deep-Thinker's Blog
  • bear-dog's Blog
  • javidal's Blog
  • Digging America
  • John Sun's Blog
  • John Sun's Blog
  • Ravsiden's Blog
  • Jurassic park
  • The Hunt for Fossils
  • The Fury's Grand Blog
  • julie's ??
  • Hunt'n 'odonts!
  • falcondob's Blog
  • Monkeyfuss' Blog
  • cyndy's Blog
  • pattyf's Blog
  • pattyf's Blog
  • chrisf's Blog
  • chrisf's Blog
  • nola's Blog
  • mercyrcfans88's Blog
  • Emily's PRI Adventure
  • trilobite guy's Blog
  • xenacanthus' Blog
  • barnes' Blog
  • myfossiltrips.blogspot.com
  • HeritageFossils' Blog
  • Fossilefinder's Blog
  • Fossilefinder's Blog
  • Emily's MotE Adventure
  • farfarawy's Blog
  • Microfossil Mania!
  • blogs_blog_99
  • A Novice Geologist
  • Southern Comfort
  • Eli's Blog
  • andreas' Blog
  • Recent Collecting Trips
  • retired blog
  • Stocksdale's Blog
  • andreas' Blog test
  • fossilman7's Blog
  • Books I have enjoyed
  • Piranha Blog
  • xonenine's blog
  • xonenine's Blog
  • Fossil collecting and SAFETY
  • Detrius
  • pangeaman's Blog
  • pangeaman's Blog
  • pangeaman's Blog
  • Jocky's Blog
  • Jocky's Blog
  • Kehbe's Kwips
  • RomanK's Blog
  • Prehistoric Planet Trilogy
  • mikeymig's Blog
  • Western NY Explorer's Blog
  • Regg Cato's Blog
  • VisionXray23's Blog
  • Carcharodontosaurus' Blog
  • What is the largest dragonfly fossil? What are the top contenders?
  • Hihimanu Hale
  • Test Blog
  • jsnrice's blog
  • Lise MacFadden's Poetry Blog
  • BluffCountryFossils Adventure Blog
  • meadow's Blog
  • Makeing The Unlikley Happen
  • KansasFossilHunter's Blog
  • DarrenElliot's Blog
  • jesus' Blog
  • A Mesozoic Mosaic
  • Dinosaur comic
  • Zookeeperfossils
  • Cameronballislife31's Blog
  • My Blog
  • TomKoss' Blog
  • A guide to calcanea and astragali
  • Group Blog Test
  • Paleo Rantings of a Blockhead
  • Dead Dino is Art
  • The Amber Blog
  • TyrannosaurusRex's Facts
  • PaleoWilliam's Blog
  • The Paleo-Tourist
  • The Community Post
  • Lyndon D Agate Johnson's Blog
  • BRobinson7's Blog
  • Eastern NC Trip Reports
  • Toofuntahh's Blog
  • Pterodactyl's Blog
  • A Beginner's Foray into Fossiling
  • Micropaleontology blog
  • Pondering on Dinosaurs
  • Fossil Preparation Blog
  • On Dinosaurs and Media
  • cheney416's fossil story
  • jpc
  • Red-Headed Red-Neck Rock-Hound w/ My Trusty HellHound Cerberus
  • Red Headed
  • Paleo-Profiles
  • Walt's Blog
  • Between A Rock And A Hard Place
  • Rudist digging at "Point 25", St. Bartholomä, Styria, Austria (Campanian, Gosau-group)
  • Prognathodon saturator 101
  • Ever put a foot in your mouth

Categories

  • Annelids
  • Arthropods
    • Crustaceans
    • Insects
    • Trilobites
    • Other Arthropods
  • Brachiopods
  • Cnidarians (Corals, Jellyfish, Conulariids )
    • Corals
    • Jellyfish, Conulariids, etc.
  • Echinoderms
    • Crinoids & Blastoids
    • Echinoids
    • Other Echinoderms
    • Starfish and Brittlestars
  • Forams
  • Graptolites
  • Molluscs
    • Bivalves
    • Cephalopods (Ammonites, Belemnites, Nautiloids)
    • Gastropods
    • Other Molluscs
  • Sponges
  • Bryozoans
  • Other Invertebrates
  • Ichnofossils
  • Plants
  • Chordata
    • Amphibians & Reptiles
    • Birds
    • Dinosaurs
    • Fishes
    • Mammals
    • Sharks & Rays
    • Other Chordates
  • *Pseudofossils ( Inorganic objects , markings, or impressions that resemble fossils.)

Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

  1. fossilus

    Big cat distal radius?

    I found this radius a while back in the Brazos river in SE Texas. This piece is about 6.5 inch long. It looks much like cat radii I see online but I'm looking for other thoughts. @Shellseeker @Lorne Ledger @Harry Pristis @garyc
  2. garyc

    Any ideas?

    I found this recently on the Brazos River in southeast Texas. It has me stumped. Any ideas? @Harry Pristis @Shellseeker @fossilus @Lorne Ledger
  3. garyc

    Large mammal vertebra

    This is about the most complete vert that I’ve found. I’m horrible at identifying vertebrae, but I’m going to stick my neck out (pun intended) and suggest that this is a bison cervical vert. Found on the Brazos River in SE Texas
  4. I found these on a sand bank next to the Brazos River. I believe they (the brown ones) are fossilized bone as they are quite heavy but I’m not really sure as I am quite new to rocks/fossils. I was wondering what type of the bone the weirdly shaped one is (joint?) and whether the second to last picture is of a plant fossil. Thanks in advance!
  5. I was walking along the many trails in the Sugar Land area near the Brazos River when I found a wonderful beach with many pieces of petrified wood. I'm very new to this world of fossils and rocks but I was quite intrigued by a piece of petrified wood with what I believed to be some fossilized sap (amber?). I was wondering if anyone could tell me more about this rock or the round piece of bone I found as well. Any input would be greatly appreciated! -Blxbrry
  6. Brandy Cole

    Pleistocene-Thick Bone Frag

    I found this chunky bone end fragment in the Brazos River, sandy gravel matrix, Pleistocene era. This may be a chunkosaur, but since there are at least a couple of possible identifying characteristics here, I'm hoping that someone with more experience than I have could help me narrow this down. Didn't seem to fit calcaneus or astragalus, but it does show a groove and two points on one side that are pretty well defined. Image One: Flat face Image Two: View of taller side Image Three: View of shorter side
  7. Brandy Cole

    Vertebral spinous process?

    The Brazos River is down enough to hunt some again in my area. This is a find from yesterday, sandy gravel matrix in the river. Pleistocene era. I'm thinking it looks like a spinous process from a large vertebrae, but I'm not positive. I'm also unclear on size differences and other distinctions that could help me narrow down the species. I was thinking possibly bison or camel. Any ideas would be great.
  8. Brandy Cole

    Marine Fossil? Impression Fossil?

    Howdy everyone. :-) I think I've gotten a little better at identifying the Pleistocene fossils I've found (and figuring out when an ID is probably hopeless), but on the few things I've found that don't fall into that era, I'm still pretty lost. I found the rock below a while back in the Brazos River, in a sand and gravel matrix in the riverbed near Brookshire, Texas. It looks like a regular nondescript rock on its rounded face (top left), but on the flatter face (the other three pictures), it looks like it was cracked open at some point and revealed somet
  9. Found this on the surface in a Brazos River feeder creek near Houston. It was not near any known exposure, but the Brazos itself transport marine Eocene and Paleocene from up north. It also erodes out Pleistocene bone pretty often. The bank of this feeder creek was sandy with clay underneath. One end of the cross section appears to show something organic within. When looking in from the empty end, the cavity wall is rough but doesn't look like bone-porous. Lick test of the outer surface is positive, noticeably, which makes me think this is marine. Overall, the segment is 1" i
  10. garyc

    Humerus ID

    I know the ends are quite worn, but is there any way to determine what animal this is from? My gut says hog, but Before I trash it I want to be sure it’s not something like tortoise.
  11. garyc

    Bison tooth

    I found this tooth on the Brazos River in SE Texas today. It looks like a Bison p1 to me and is similar to one I found last year. This one is much larger leading me to question whether it is indeed bison
  12. garyc

    Mammal phalanx

    I think I know what this is, but will hold off until other input is given..... found on the Brazos River in Texas, Pleistocene @Harry Pristis @Lorne Ledger @fossilus
  13. GPayton

    Pleistocene Rib Head

    I've found many rib fragments on the Brazos River in the past, but they've never been substantial enough to attempt an ID. Yesterday my luck seemed to change. About all I know about this piece is that it's heavily mineralized and definitely the proximal "head" of a rib bone that would have articulated with the corresponding vertebra in life. I've found some pictures of horse and deer ribs online but they don't quite match. I'm trying not to get my hopes up too much, but the most similar bone I was able to find was from a Florida panther - so maybe carnivoran of some sort? As always, any
  14. GPayton

    Giant Tortoise Peripheral?

    Found this huge chunk of tortoise shell yesterday while scouting a new gravel bar on the Brazos River near Houston. I've found many fragments before, but never anything this large. What got me even more excited was how it seems that it's a mostly complete bone (except for some wear on one of the flat edges that would have been an area where the bone joined another piece of the shell). I tentatively identified it as a peripheral from the edge of the shell from a Hesperotestudo sp., since they seem to be the only species of giant tortoise that lived in Texas during the Pleistocene. Can anyone wi
  15. GPayton

    Mammoth Radius?

    Found on the Brazos River several months ago. Although worn and incomplete, it seems like there's enough diagnostic features to make an identifcation possible, at least in my mind. After searching the forum and the Internet for anything comparable, the closest match I was able to find was the proximal end of a mammoth radius - mostly because of the shape of the articular facet and the areas surrounding it. Obviously mammoth bones are huge, but from the pictures I've seen it looks like even though the radius itself is very long, it only broadens towards the distal end. Any help would be appreci
  16. GPayton

    Mammoth/Mastodon Toe Bone?

    Found on the Brazos River just southwest of Houston. When I first picked this up, judging by the extreme river damage it had suffered being tossed around in the water for so many years, I simply assumed it was just another unidentifiable piece of Pleistocene bone to get thrown in the box with the others back at home. But since I've been going through the galleries of some of the members here to help identify the other bones I collected, this one seems to bear a resemblance to a mammoth metacarpal. Maybe the smallest one, although the damage on several spots is significant - the outer bony surf
  17. Brandy Cole

    Claw Core and Hoof Core?

    Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! I really appreciate this forum and the people willing to take the time and effort to answer everyone's questions and help people learn. I found these two fragments on the Brazos River in sandy gravel and low water near Brookshire, Texas. Mostly Pleistocene era here with some Cretaceous shells also I think. FRAGMENT ONE: CLAW CORE? The photos I'd seen of claw cores made me think this could be one, but since it's not very well defined, I've been wondering if it's even animal related at all. The
  18. garyc

    Curious bone fragment

    Here’s a strange little fragment I found on the Brazos River. I’m not 100% sure it’s bone.... maybe wood. However, it has a different outer texture than I’m used to. Also, the inside appears to have two distinct chambers. I considered antler, but I’ve not seen a broken antler time that has these chambers inside.
  19. GPayton

    Three-Toed Horse Astragalus?

    I found this perissodactyl astragalus on the Brazos River near Houston several months ago now. But after finding other fossil astragali that are similar, but much larger, from horses, I've started to question my initial identification of the small one as just another Equus sp. After finding some pictures online and comparing them with what I have, I'm starting to think that this astragalus might be from a three-toed horse, but what species I don't know. Texas was home to Nannippus, Calippus, and Cormohipparion during the latter half of the Cenozoic, but did any of the three-toed horses like th
  20. garyc

    Hoof core

    I made it out to the Brazos River for a while on this beautiful, sunny day. The temps ranged from 49 to 71 with low humidity and virtually no wind......perfect! I found a hoof core that seems different from the horse hooves I’ve found. It’s a little beat up, but maybe someone will recognize it. I placed it next to another hoof core that Harry recently identified as tapir. The tapir is on the left and the hoof in question is on the right in each of the pics. @Harry Pristis @fossilus @Lorne Ledger @Shellseeker @GPayton
  21. GPayton

    Horse Cannon Bone Question

    So I've been hitting the Brazos River pretty steadily all year for Pleistocene fossils, but aside from some astragali, the only perfectly complete bones I've been able to find are two Equus metacarpals ( cannon bones). I'm not sure if this post belongs in this section of the forum since I'm not really looking for an ID (unless I'm wrong and one of the bones isn't Equus after all), but instead wanted to ask a question about the bones' anatomy. That's because although they both look exactly the same and are both clearly cannon bones from what I'm positive are horses, they each have different len
  22. garyc

    Canid jaw

    I found this jaw on the Brazos River a couple of years ago and figured that it is just from a modern dog. Just thought I would try to get a confirmation. I would hate to discount the idea that it is something more interesting like Pleistocene coyote or wolf. It is actually pretty well mineralized. The cancellous bone is hard and not spongy like other modern bones that I find. The carnassial measures 22.2mm x 11.9mm
  23. garyc

    Radioulna

    @GPayton recently posted a Pleistocene mammal radius that’s still waiting for a positive ID. I thought I’d try to get some info on mine as well. Mine does have the fused radius/ulna and what I learned in the latter thread is that fusion generally indicates artiodactyl. Mine seems to be in the size range of either camel or bison. Is there any way to tell the difference from the fragment I have here? @Harry Pristis @Lorne Ledger
  24. GPayton

    Assorted Pleistocene Vertebrae

    All three of these vertebrae were found in a single trip to the Brazos River several months ago. Although I know that they're likely mammalian, the closest to an ID I've been able to get for any of them is Equus sp. cervical vertebra for the largest, and maybe thoracic vertebrae from a horse as well for the other two since they're so similar. Anybody able to help? Vertebrae 1, 2, and 3 (in order): Vertebra 1 (side view): Vertebra 2 (side view):
  25. GPayton

    Three-Toed Horse Tooth

    I found this small lower tooth from a horse a couple weeks back on the Brazos River. Initially, I wrote it off as just another Equus sp. since horse teeth are probably the most common fossil in the Beaumont formation that I hunt in next to turtle shell fragments, but after looking at it again yesterday and comparing it to pictures in Hulbert's book on Floridian fossil vertebrates, I'm starting to rethink my earlier identification. For one, the design of the occlusal surface doesn't match those of ordinary Equus teeth. The tooth I have is an m3 I believe, and comparing it to examples of Equus m
×
×
  • Create New...