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Vertebra, bones, turtle shell?
Zeeps1024 posted a topic in Fossil IDHello! Can you please help me identify these funds from Hilton Head beach, South Carolina. Thanks soooo much!!
Big Brook ID Help
hokietech96 posted a topic in Fossil IDHi. All these are out of the ordinary finds for me and I need some help with IDing. I think I know, which means I am wrong and need help. Thanks as always for any feedback. 1. 100% retile tooth. It stinks that it is all beat up but I will take it! I am thinking croc but maybe plesiosaur 2. I believe this is a reptile toe bone? Anyone know what type? it a little over a half an inch
Wow!!! Preserved fossil nematodes in shale?
Bonehunter posted a topic in Fossil IDSo.....I was splitting my last piece of Pennsylvanian stark shale member, between Winterset and Bethany Falls limestone from a 2x2' 2" thick piece, I found some cool conodonts, a lot of scolecodonts, and amassing a pile of split shale, when I came upon yet another listracanthus/fish spine, about 5-6cm in length and very slender (2-3mm in width). I have both positive and negative pieces (depicted here). I scan all of these to see the pattern, faint impressions of a wider segment (as seen in photo 6 ), and in this particular specimen noted the shiny black cracks and creases surrounding the fossi
Looks like a spine but it isn't
Mudlark posted a topic in Fossil IDMy guy found this while searching with a 365 nm uv lights for sodalite on a beach in Algoma WI. Lake Michigan. Can anyone offer a place for me to look for more information on what it could be? It is a 6 inch by 6 inch limestone rock. The object it 6 inches long and almost an inch wide. The backside of the rock has no fossil presence. The picture with the blue in the background is a 365 nm shortwave uv light. Thank you for looking
Permian fish spines in coprolite
GeschWhat posted a topic in Fossil IDHi all, I have been going through some of the coprolites in my collection in order to catalog them. I have two different specimens that have fish spine and scale inclusions. They are from Waurika, Oklahoma (Permian). 1. I want to verify that this is a fish spine. If so, could it be from a Xenacanthus?. Does anyone know if Xenacanthus had scales? The coprolite contains numerous scales. Of those that are visible, this is the best preserved. 2. This coprolite has a different type of fish spine. Any idea what type of fish it is from? T
Fish spine find, fossil or not?
sharko69 posted a topic in Fossil IDFound this at Post Oak Creek. Definitely fish spine and is hard as a nail but not sure what it is from. Guessing catfish but hard to tell what is modern and what is fossil sometimes. Any clues?