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Triassic Fishing in New Jersey with TFF Members
Jeffrey P posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsThe old Granton Quarry site, located in North Bergen, New Jersey was a working quarry that has produced fauna from the Upper Triassic Lockatong Formation part of the Newark Super Group. Underneath a basalt cap, in beds that are tilted, are shales and sandstones deposited in an ancient tropical lake bed. Biodiversity is far from rich. The most common vertebrate fossil found is Diplurus newarki, a small coelacanth, usually 2-4 inches in length. Other fossils include Estheria ovate, a clam-shaped shrimp-like crustacean. Rare remains of reptiles have also been found at the site. Deve
Crazyhen posted a topic in Fossil IDThis pair of coelacanths is from Luoping, Yunnan. Is it a Luopingcoelacanthus species? It measures about 28cm in length.
Carboniferous and Permian boulders in Lithuania- discovery needs confirmation!
D.N.FossilmanLithuania posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionDear Guys, During the last several years i detected unknown truth talking about Lithuanian boulders- the Carboniferous and Permian marine rocks are very numerous and their age is various- there can be found almost each stage of Carboniferous and Permian. The main rock types are three- dolomite and limestone with masses of brachiopods that is various in color, stromatolite limestone with mollusks and unidentified cephalon like fossils, and the last- lacustrine limestone with coelacanth scales and possible plant remains (Carboniferous rhabdodermatids are very numerous). Carbon
Coelacanth Skull from North Bergen, NJ.
Jeffrey P posted a gallery image in Members Gallery
From the album: TriassicDiplurus newarki (coelacanth skull) Upper Triassic Lockatong Formation Newark Supergroup Granton Quarry North Bergen, N.J. A gift from Fossildude19, collected 11/27/17