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Hello, Here are a bunch of old collection fossils that have me stumped...almost no info on provenance so tricky, but I'm hoping I can get at least a fossil identity for them if possible. There are 13 in total, here goes: 1. Crustacean/brachiopod steinkern? 2. Crustacean? Brachiopod? 3. Is this a coral? 4. No clue...thought orthocone but seems too thin? 5. No clue 6. Thought some sort of echinoderm but almost looks six-sided? Reminds me of a construction nut used for scre
I was cleaning some pieces I dug out today, and this little guy popped out of a little shell packed with sediment. I thought it would be a neat tooth or a bit of bone, but, instead it was this. Any ideas? It's only about 2.5mm, so it's pretty darn tiny. Any help on this would be super cool because I don't know where to start. Bug? Shrimp? Looks awful shrimpy to me, but I know nothing there. Could be a bug. Do modern bugs get cemented into fossils often? Or is it a fossil? Thanks in advance! (Sw FL) Florida - Tamiami Formation