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  1. So, I have a nice collection of fossils ive found from 2 seperate trips to Aurora... I was told the straight and curved bones could be ribs (most likely dolphin), but I am unsure. I also have a 2-3 inch bone that lolks like it could be from a land animal. I also have 3 different vertebrates from something... One is medium-small, one is small, and then the other one is really small lol. Then, in the last picture and in the middle of the row... I have no idea what it could be, it looks like an imprimt of a plant maybe? I found another one and its red, but I forget where I put it... At the beginn
  2. Lewis

    Fossil with dotted lumps?

    Is this a fossil and if so what is it? (Found In Wales on a pile of rocks)
  3. petoskeypicker

    Cretaceous Mammal Tooth Fossil ID Please

    Hi, I recently got this cretaceous mammal tooth from the Hell Creek formation, and I was wondering if you may help me find the scientific name of the species that it belonged to. I've done some research and learned that it was the premolar of a Multituberculate mammal. This order of mammals was diverse and there were many species. I think it might be one of the members of the Genus, Mesodma, Yet I could be wrong. I tried to narrow it down to the exact species, yet there are few examples to help me pinpoint to a certain Id. This tiny tooth is from Garfield County, Montana. it is from the late c
  4. Hey guys we found a box of whole body fossils in a box in my dads room after he had passed away. Could you guys be so kind and help me identify these guys and what would be recommended ways to help preserve them.
  5. This is my first of what I hope to be many posts on TFF, so any suggestions on how to adhere to proper etiquette or improve the reader’s experience is welcome. In 2020, I found my first few teeth while hiking the Alberta badlands. In hind sight, they weren’t all that impressive. But at the time, I was ecstatic! Needless to say, I was hooked. During the winter that followed, I found myself itching to get back out to see what else I could find. In an attempt to scratch my itch, I began looking for online forums and discovered r/fossilid on Reddit which then led me here to TFF
  6. DCinOK

    Is this anything? in Oklahoma

    Found this in a big boulder along a creek in eastern Oklahoma. Is this a fossil, and if so...what is it? Thanks for your help!
  7. Lewis

    Is this a fossil?

    Is this a fossil? It was found in Wales
  8. Megalodoodle

    Truncatiramus Eurypterid WV?

    I was wondering whether this belongs to a Eurypterid. The only recorded genus of Eurypterids at the locality is Truncatiramus. Formation: Bloomsburg-Williamsport Formation. Age: Silurian. Other recorded fossils: Tentaculites sp., Klodenella sp., and Stromatapora sp. Second photo:
  9. Hey! I'm a bit new to this, so please forgive me A friend recently gave me a bunch of fossils she bought a while ago. I've been trying to identify them - most of them are relatively straightforward, but I'm not sure whether this fossil is a piece of coral or a byrozoan (fossil length 4cm). Any help would be much appreciated.
  10. Hello! I’m back from a trip to Texas, and while there I did quite a lot of fossil hunting. I’m not going to be uploading everything here (because I found quite a bit and I feel a bit bad putting so many), but I figured I’d post the ones I’m most stumped on. I’d really appreciate any help. I’m on mobile, so I’m not sure if these will upload in order (they should, but if not I’ll fix it on PC soon). 1: Not sure what this is, but I really like how it’s intact on both sides. Found at Benbrook Lake, Fort Worth to the left of the marina. 2: My dad is mostly interested in this one. May
  11. The Grim Kupo

    Not sure what these are

    Hi all, I found this specimen while exploring the desert around Las Vegas. Does anyone know what I’m looking at?
  12. Hi there! I’m coming back from a trip to Texas, and I’ve gone fossil hunting a few times while there (figured I might as well since I’m out of state). I’ve found a few ammonites and other Cretaceous fossils before, which I’ll get uploaded here later— however, I was hoping to see if anyone knew what this funny looking rock might be. I’m not great at identifying fossils yet, but we all agreed we thought it looked like some kind of coprolite. Found in Fossil Creek Park, Texas right by the creek. I’d appreciate any help :-)
  13. BriggyG

    Potomac Fossil ID

    Any ideas ? No (visible) foramen. Approx 1” x 1.5”
  14. Found this on a FossilID subreddit. Could this be an asaphellus fezouataensis?
  15. Kurufossils

    Mystery Huge Anomalocaris Appendange?

    Hi, I have this mystery piece of what appears to be anomalocarid appendage of sorts. The problem is I did not receive any information with it and it came out of an old collection from Maine, Usa. I'm not to sure what else it could be from the appearance but I am also very uncertain of the exact species. The piece of a very laminated sparkly shale If I had to guess it could've came from either Burgess Shale, Utah, or Nevada but I not sure what locality it could be from so if anyone if familiar with these shales and can tell from the preservation it would be a huge help, thank you and looking fo
  16. Diplocaulus

    Weird black thing

    I saw this little black thing on a crinoid plate, and I haven't been able to figure it out. It looks almost like a trilobite cheek or a cephalon or maybe even a crinoid calyx shard. Anyone know what it is?
  17. I found this upper canine from a Smilodon for sale online. The number of surface imperfections lead me to believe the tooth is authentic though it could be a particularly well done cast. The seller has a couple other Smilodon fossils both of which seem legitimate. However the fossil is coming from China and I hear falsified fossils are very common in China. I would greatly appreciate another opinion thanks.
  18. DenverEdge

    Another Judith river matrix tooth.

    I was looking through my biggest piece of matrix from Judith river (it’s filled with shells unlike the other ones) and I noticed this poking out. It was very easy to remove. This doesn’t look like the two other shed teeth I have is this one unworn with a root attached? And is it also a ceretopsian? .4 inches long.
  19. Diplocaulus

    Unidentified Trilo

    Does anybody know what species this trilobite is?
  20. DenverEdge

    Judith River Hadrosaur tooth?

    I’m working on another piece of Judith River matrix that I got at the Denver show this year. I think this could be considered one of the better pieces it’s one of the larger ones for sure. It’s shy of a half inch long somewhere between 0.3 and 0.4 inches, but there is more to expose at the base.
  21. Good evening, First of all, I apologise that there’s no ruler in this particular photo. My phone battery died as I was taking the photos and then it got dark, so I couldn’t get a good photo. I can update tomorrow if there’s anything here. I went to the Herkimer mine in NY this week and I found this rock. It interested me because of the lines and I didn’t see anything else like it in the 5 hours (!!) we were mining. Do you have any idea what the lines are, please? Thank you. L.
  22. I would like to share some of finds of the last six months. I live and fossil hunt in the foothills in western colorado springs. The is a 375 acre tract that lies between me and "Red Rocks Canyon Open Space State Park. They have sold off the tract to build 170 town homes. It is heart wrenching to say the least, as they began excavating yesterday . I'd like to share some my finds from the last six months in hope of identifying as many as possible. I'm new to this but I finally realize the importance of "cented graph paper"
  23. SamDreith

    McFaddin Beach, TX finds

    New fossil hunter here! Recently went hunting at McFaddin Beach, TX with some out-of-state friends. McFaddin is a popular fossil hunting spot because it is not restricted and many projectile points have been found there. We found lots of interesting pieces (my friend found two herbivore teeth!) but, I'm not sure if any of my finds are good. The first pictures (with the larger pieces are what I'm most interested in. We also found lots of dark cylindrical pieces that I think could be coral (or antler fragments which are common on the beach). Finally, I found a fragment of what might be a project
  24. upl8dave

    Fossil ID

    Hi. I have always loved to look for fossils since I was a kid. I was looking for native fish species in a creek here in central Indiana when I came along this rock. It looks like it could be an insect fossil. Does anyone agree or disagree? Thanks
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