Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'burdigalian'.

  • 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


  • 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


  • 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
  • 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
  • Trip Reports
  • Glendive Montana dinosaur bone Hell’s Creek
  • Ladonia Texas Fossil Park


  • 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


Last Updated

  • Start


Filter by number of...

  1. Ludwigia

    Notorynchus tooth?

    I found this tooth at my favorite shark tooth site in Southern Germany today. Miocene Burdigalian, Oberemeeresmolasse Formation. I'm pretty sure that this is a Notorynchus sp. parasymphesal upper frontal, but I'd just like to ask the shark specialists if they would agree. Slant length including root is 19mm.
  2. Ludwigia

    What on earth could this be???

    I visited my favorite shark tooth site today and came up with a couple of nice ones. But that's not the reason why I'm posting this time. This item here came out of exactly the same layer where I find most of my good shark teeth, but I have absolutely no idea what it is . It's from the Miocene Burdigalian exposure in the Lake of Constance area which I've been visiting for a few years, but I've never found anything like it here or anywhere else for that matter. I've not only found shark and ray teeth, bivalves and bryozoans here, but also the occasional rare land mammal tooth, so the layer was
  3. Ludwigia

    Galeocerdo aduncus (Agassiz 1843)

    From the album: Pisces

    13mm. wide Burdigalian Miocene Obere Meeresmolasse Formation Found in the Bodenseekreis
  4. Ludwigia

    Carcharhinus priscus (Agassiz 1843)

    From the album: Pisces

    Slant length 9mm. Upper lateral Burdigalian, Miocene Obere Meeresmolasse Formation From the NW Lake of Constance area.
  5. Ludwigia

    Carcharhinus priscus (Agassiz 1843)

    From the album: Pisces

    Root length 1cm. Lower lateral Burdigalian, Miocene Obere Meeresmolasse Formation From the NW Lake of Constance area.
  6. I visited my favorite shark tooth site in the Miocene Burdigalian again today and along with the usual teeth I dug out the following objects. The first is obviously a vertebra, and I don't think it's fishy, but rather mammalish in my humble opinion. But I'm not at all sure about that. I've found teeth from Cervidae here before, so I'm thinking that maybe that's the case with the vertebra? Measurements: Ø13-15mm x15mm. long. I haven't got a clue on the next 2 items. The first is 10x4mm. and the second 15x5mm. Any suggestions would b
  7. Ludwigia

    Cetacean Tooth from the Miocene?

    I found this today at the Early Miocene Burdigalian site and was wondering if this might be a Cetacean tooth. It's missing most of the tip, but I think it's still possible to judge. It's 2cm. long.
  8. I visited my favorite shark tooth site in the Miocene Burdigalian again today and made a few nice finds along with something that has me scratching my head. I'm pretty sure it's a partial mammal tooth, but have no idea what it might be. It seems to be from quite a small ruminant anyway, judging by the chewing surface, measuring in at 7mm. wide x 6mm. high. I checked out @Harry Pristis albums, but couldn't find a match. I've posted views from first the chewing surface, then 2 sideviews, the root and the last one is the side which appears to be broken. Any ideas anyone?
  9. Ludwigia

    Rodentia indet. (Bowdich 1821)

    From the album: Vertebrates (other than fish)

    7x6mm. This partial tooth was found in the Miocene Burdigalian at Billafingen, B.-W., Germany. It may be a member of the Eomyidae family. Thanks to Harry Pristis and the others in helping with id. There also seems to be the possibility that it comes from a small cervid.
  10. A new fossil odontocete-related paper is available online: Mariana Viglino; C. Maximiliano Gaetán; José I. Cuitiño; Mónica R. Buono (2020). First Toothless Platanistoid from the Early Miocene of Patagonia: the Golden Age of Diversification of the Odontoceti. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, in press. doi:10.1007/s10914-020-09505-w. Dolgopolis is the first fossil platanistoid known to have relied on suction-feeding rather than raptorial behavior, considering that the xenorophid Inermorostrum and the delphinid Australodelphis are the only extinct odontocetes besides those
  11. Ludwigia

    A Bone (?) from the Miocene

    I found this today at my local shark tooth site in the Miocene Burdigalian. It's a rather unique find for this site if I'm correct in thinking that this is really a bone fragment. It's not all that well preserved, so if it is one, it's probably not easy to identify, but I thought I'd give it a try here anyway. It's 3cm. long. Anybody have an idea?
  12. I'm really stumped with this one. Also found at the local shark tooth site in southern Germany near the Lake of Constance. It is hollow, filled with sediment and the "shell", or whatever it is, is just 2mm. thick. The patterns with the recurring isosceles triangles are intrigueing, but I really have no idea what this could be. It looks like it would have had a conical shape if it was complete. 4cm. wide at the base and 3cm. in height. I'd be very interested to hear your opinions on this.
  13. I found this little guy amongst the usual Carcharias and Mitsukurina teeth at my often frequented spot in the Miocene Burdigalian (Obere Meeresmolasse Formation) in southwestern Germany and am a bit stumped, so I'm hoping that someone here can help me out with the id. The longest edge is 6mm.
  14. Hi everyone, saturday I went on my 2nd fossil hunting trip with my fossil club to the Wienerberger quarry in Rumst in the Rupel area near Antwerp (Belgium). We hunted mainly in a thin Miocene layer dating back to the Burdigalian around 20.43 - 15.97 million years ago. We found many shark teeth, most of which are C. hastalis, but there are a few I can't quite identify as shark teeth are not really my area of expertise and I was not acquainted with the location until my visit. So I was hoping some experts could me out or someone who is familiar with the species from the locat
  15. Ludwigia

    Symphyseal tooth?

    I found this tooth today and was very happy with it, since it's the first of its type that I've ever found at the southern German site in the Miocene Burdigalian which I visit regularly. I'm just wondering if this might be a Hexanchus sympheseal and if so, which species might it be? The tooth, which appears to be missing one barb at the one end, is 14mm. long.
  16. Ludwigia

    Notorhynchus primigenius (Agassiz 1843)

    From the album: Pisces

    1.5cm long. I'm going with this species since it appears to be the only one in the literature on the German Molasse Formation. My very first self-found symphyseal! Yay!! Burdigalian Miocene Found at Billafingen, B.-W.
  17. Ludwigia

    Galeocerdo aduncus (Agassiz 1843)

    From the album: Pisces

    14mm. OMM Formation Burdigalian Miocene Site: Billafingen, B.-W., Germany
  18. Ludwigia

    Carcharias acutissima (Agassiz 1844)

    From the album: Pisces

    28mm. OMM Burdigalian Miocene Site: Billafingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
  19. Ludwigia

    Sparus aurata (Linnaeus 1758)

    From the album: Pisces

    5mm. Sea bream tooth. Burdigalian, Miocene. Obere Meeresmolasse Formation. Found at Owingen, B.-W., Germany.
  20. Ludwigia

    Carcharhinus priscus (Agassiz 1843)

    From the album: Pisces

    7mm. Burdigalian, Miocene, Obere Meeresmolasse Formation. Found at Billafingen, B.-W., Germany.
  21. Ludwigia

    Sparus cinctus (Agassiz 1843)

    From the album: Pisces

    5mm. Sea bream tooth. Miocene Burdigalian. Found at Owingen near where I live.
  22. Ludwigia

    Myliobatis sp. ? (Cuvier 1816)

    From the album: Pisces

    1.5cm. long. Burdigalian, Miocene. Found at Billafingen in southwestern Germany. Eagle ray barb partial. Not absolutely sure about the id, but it certainly looks like the photos of that genus that I've seen.
  23. The weather has been so nice here lately that I decided to go for my first bike tour of the season yesterday. I don't like to over strain myself on the first trip, so I chose a site in the woods on the edge of a village about 10 kilometers away as my goal, knowing very well that I could spend a couple of hours scratching away in the sand and grit with my pen knife in the search for small shark teeth in the Miocene Burdigalian exposure. I have some idea what 3 of them might be, but I'd nonetheless appreciate confirmation or correction of my assumptions. I'm however not at all sure what the last
  24. Ludwigia

    Drumfish tooth?

    Hello to the teeth experts. I was just wondering if this tiny tooth (5mm.) belongs to a drumfish. It's somewhat differently shaped than the others I've found here (Miocene Burdigalian of southern Germany), but I think it fits the picture.
  25. Ludwigia

    Sphyrna sp. ? (Rafinesque 1810)

    From the album: Pisces

    7mm. long. Another educated guess, this time for a hammerhead. Miocene Burdigalian. Found at Owingen.
  • Create New...