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  1. Hi, I found this the other day and thought possible it was a crinoid but the bottom was very round and not disc like. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It was found in the Canehill, Arkansas area Northwest Arkansas, thanks.
  2. paleo.nath

    Strange fossil, Bug? Plant?

    Sorry about the double post on here, i’m sorting out my display at the moment. I’ve got this fossil here that I found in North Attleboro, it’s pennsylvanian in age and at first I had thought it may have been an insect, probably just wishful thinking. It’s about a half inch long
  3. Mousehead

    Amber mystery inclusion

    Hey! I blindly bought a bunch of rough Dominican amber and found this thing dead center in a large piece. The main blob has bubbles in it so I thought it might just be a pocket full of air, but after looking at the microscope and seeing appendages I'm not so sure. Is this just a fluke or actually something? These are the best photos I could take – any ideas?
  4. I was able to purchase a large bug collection from the 70's and I am looking to trade two of the doubles. Open to any interesting trades that are not anything very common/commercial. They are both from the McKittrick asphalt deposit Pleistocene McKittrick, Kern County, California 1. Partial dragonfly(pretty sure it is a dragonfly) 2. Partial grasshopper, dilophus(fly), and darkling sp. beetle These are very hard to photograph with my old phone, but here they are.
  5. Mioplosus_Lover24

    Show Me Your Best Fossils From Brazil!

    Brazil has some of the most incredible fossils in the world, and I feel not enough appreciation is given, especially to the fish of the Crato Formation! I have briefly been obsessed with the fossils from Brazil as I purchased my first and only fish from there, a small Dastilbe! With the import ban these fish are becoming rarer and rarer I would love to see what some of the older people got while the market was still open! I would also be interested in seeing the isolated teeth from the Spinosaurid from Crato!
  6. I was encouraged to share this in the forum so here it goes. I was given a pile of "amber" and two pieces that may or may not (most likely not) have something inside. After the "amber" failed the saltwater float test it was proposed that I may have copal, NOT amber. I tried my best to take as clear of pictures as my camera phone would allow. The first piece supposedly it has a "bug or stick or something" inside. The copal, if it really is copal, does not appear very clear, even with a light source behind it. The second piece is a little more transparent when the light shines throug
  7. daves64

    Burmite bead bug

    Another little burmite bug. This one is in a bead just shy of 2 cm across. This bug is one of a few in it, and of course, the tail is angled down a bit. The bug itself is about 2 mm long & looks like it just sat there patiently to be covered with the resin. Seriously, it looks almost posed. 2nd pic shows the tail end a bit clearer.
  8. matthew textor

    what kind of worm trails are these ?

    hi this is matt again today in the creek I found a fossil full of worm trails does anyone know what they are ?
  9. I_gotta_rock

    Calling Bug People!

    I bought this bit of Madagascar copal a year ago, then finally got a decent microscope to see the bugs this week. They are less than a mm each. Now I'm stumped. I am a certified *modern* naturalist. I know something about insects. This one fits all the defining characteristics of an adult insect - probably Coleoptera - except that I only see four legs and may or may not have had antennae at some point. The heads are not very clear at any angle. On the bottom view, there are nubs at the end of the abdomen that *could* be legs, but that is the wrong place for insect legs. On the side views, it l
  10. MightyPretzel

    Insect Plant Fish or ...?

    Greetings, everyone. I spent the other day on the east side of Ventura County breaking open sedimentary rocks. I'm not experienced enough with that sort of material to positively ID it but I think it was siltstone. There was a leaf and something else on both sides of one of the rocks. I've been having a hard time figuring out what the "something else" is. It measures about 35 by 14 millimeters. I took a few pictures of both sides under different lighting conditions to help bring out some of the finer details. It comes from the Modelo Formation (Miocene). Thanks ahead of time for a
  11. I do not have a lot of experience buying insect fossils and was wondering if this ancestor to the modern dragonfly fossil is real?
  12. Hi TFF I have never done a wanted post before and I don’t know if this is the right category. I have wanted for years a Tar pit beetle not bothered about what type of beetle . I can find something nice to trade or I can purchase one if you know of a good website deliver to the UK if you do please pm me. Thank you for your time Bobby
  13. anthonyg

    What is that

    Hi al hope your having a good day I am new here and in the field of fossiles but i am enjoying finding this stuff can u helpme with identifying this thing thank u all
  14. daves64

    Cloudy amber with inclusion

    Hand sanded this small piece of Sumatran cloudy amber after work this morning. Once I was done, I was checking it out with my loupe & found a small inclusion. Not exactly sure if the amber is called cloudy or not, but it LOOKS cloudy & those clouds are kinda beautiful. As for the inclusion, not sure what type of bug it is, but I came awful close to destroying it without realizing it. Just plain dumb luck I stopped when I did. Indonesian black (Sumatran) amber, 28mm long with the bug being just barely 1mm in length. The amber itself is a dark cognac hue.
  15. this one is really weird, I think it may be a rolled up something not sure what...any ideas?.
  16. My family visit Stonerose and dig for a day. We have a great time. Here is what we found. The bug is given to us by a guy there. A partial pine cone A partial flower Swing seed leaves redwood leaf and a fly
  17. Wrenchchik

    Fossil? Or junk

    This is about an inch big
  18. Hello Friends, This time i'd like to show something that is very rare for me. Never before i didnt saw that bug in baltic amber. I didnt found yet any material about inclusions of Lygaeoidea. Body 3mm. Enjoy
  19. Guy Macdonald

    Can't identify this.

    Can anyone identify this? Found at Filey beach, Uk. Along the base of the coastal wall. I'm guessing some small fish bones or a partial bug fossil, if even that it could be just nothing, thanks. The rock is the size of my palm so this comes out at about a 10p coin here in uk
  20. Michelle Sawicki Library

    Haven't found one like this before

    It looks like a bug to me?
  21. Michelle Sawicki Library

    In my fire pit

    We pulled some rocks out of a creek to make our fire pit and this was in one of them. A big bug?
  22. http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/this-ancient-bug-within-a-lizard-within-a-snake-will-blow-your-mind/ Fossils come in a wide variety of forms, from preserved bones to leftover (and sometimes enormous) footprints. Sometimes, though, they come in the form of a bug within a lizard within a snake, all perfectly preserved within a volcanic lake. About 48 million years ago, an ancestral iguana was having a rather wonderful day in prehistoric Germany. It had just managed to ingest a rather colorful insect, after all, and who doesn’t like a good lunch? However, litt
  23. StevenJD

    Florissant Spider?

    Looks like a spider missing a couple legs?
  24. Fossil615

    Possible 3D Fossil Found

    Never found a fossil before so please bare with me. Let me know if I have something here or not. Looks like some sort of bug because of the pattern on the backside. Also, I couldn't get a super close shot cause I'm using my iphone to capture the pictures but I could see what looked to be wing like veins or patterns in one part of the fossil.
  25. I got a question. Is there any evidence from fossilized remains indicating that trilobites could had consume parts of their exoskeleton to replenish the calcium? Crayfish, Crabs and some other arthropods do so. So what do you think?
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