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  1. Ludwigia

    Liostrea sp. (Douville 1904)

    From the album: German Gastropods and Bivalves

    11x8cm. Humphriesianum zone, Bajocian, Middle Jurassic. Found on a field near Oefingen, B.-W., Germany.
  2. Ludwigia

    Eurhinodelphis cf. bossi (Kellog 1925)

    From the album: Vertebrates (other than fish)

    4x2cm. Cetacean earbone (Bulla timpani). From Billafingen, B.-W., Germany. Miocene Burdigalian.
  3. Praefectus

    REMPC-C0042 Solnhofen Ammonite

    From the album: Prae's Collection (REMPC)

    Ammonite - Indeterminate species Jurassic, Tithonian Solnhofen Limestone, Altmuhltal Formation Bavaria, Germany
  4. Hello! So I found these three fossils and was curious to know about them... one i think is to be a bryozoan branch the tooth i believe to be a cow tooth not sure how old it may be and the last one is a type of small brachiopod its super tiny but again I don't know much about fossils yet but I am ready to learn more ! So if any one knows anything about these fossils that'd be a great help! First 6 pictures are from the riverbed and the last two are from the beach in Lübeck,Germany Thanks!
  5. Hello dear fellow forum members, I just encountered an offer that made me stop. the Information above is all the seller has, except for the weight of the bone (around 120 g) What do you think this could be? Thanks, J
  6. PetrosTrilobite

    My Nothosaurus tooth

    This is a 2 cm/0.8 inch Nothosaurus tooth, from Triassic Germany. A nice tooth with good size for the genus. This is my first fossil from this family and my second fossil from the Triassic period.
  7. Can anyone confirm this temnospondyl amphibian is Sclerocephalus häuseri? Thanks in advance. Unprepared about 70 to 80% complete fossil from the Permian of Germany. Geological Time Scale Eon: Phanerozoic Era: Paleozoic Period: Permian Sub Period: None Epoch: Early Stratigraphy Glan Group Meisenheim Formation Odernheimer and Jeckenbacher Subformations Biostratigraphy Odernheimer Bank, Humberg Bank, Jeckenbacher Bank
  8. Hello everyone, this summer I'll spend a month in Germany for an internship project and in the weekends I'm planning to explore the region and collect fossils as much as possible. I'll be based near Frankfurt. Due mostly to the language barrier I couldn't find many info about fossil hunting spots easily accesible or open to the public. Therefore I'm looking for your help here. Do you know any such place? I think that as long as it is a couple hours drive from Frankfurt, I can make it . I read about the quarry in Eckelsheim, but I understand that it currently closed to fossil h
  9. Good morning, Next month I am going to travel to Bonn/Cologne and Berlin. Could you inform me of some good physical fossils stores in these three cities? Do you know of any good online stores in Germany? Best regards. Alvaro.
  10. Hi, I have here a Dragonfly fossil from Germany. The fossil itself is just over 3". How would I tell if it's authentic? Thank you, Bellamy
  11. Abstraktum

    Germany builds a T-Rex for the US

    I just stumbled upon this news and find it kind of weird, that a german museum puts together an original T-Rex for someone from the USA. Does anyone have any information on this specimen? why not give it to an US Museum? Too expensive maybe? I mean shipping it to Germany and back to the USA wont be cheap. CLICK Article is only in German, but Google Translate does the job. (in the picture, the T-Rex that is standing here in front of the bones is Rocky, the Museums own original T-Rex) Here is a tour through the muse
  12. paleoflor

    unidentified foliage

    From the album: Steinbruch Piesberg (Osnabrück, Germany)

    © T.K.T. Wolterbeek

  13. 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
  14. Vampire squid ancestor died in 'eternal embrace' with its dinner The Jurassic predator and prey suffocated together underwater https://www.livescience.com/jurassic-predator-prey-suffocated.html https://unfoldtimes.com/vampire-squid-ancestor-died-in-eternal-embrace-with-its-dinner/ The open access paper is: Klug, C., Schweigert, G., Fuchs, D. and De Baets, K., 2021. Distraction sinking and fossilized coleoid predatory behaviour from the German Early Jurassic. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, 140(1), pp.1-12. https://sjpp.springeropen.co
  15. BellamyBlake

    German Shark Teeth

    I bought a set of shark teeth from the Eocene of Fürstenau, Germany. I have some pretty decent shots of them, though these are the only photographs available for now. 1 cm - 3.5 cm is the range Really I have no idea on species, and nor does the seller. Some appear to be sand tigers, and indeed upon researching the locality those are described from there. Others from that locality include Otodus auriculatus and Isurus praecursor, and those were the ones I was really after. And while I cannot seem to see any of the former, I do believe a few are Praecursor. I'm attaching
  16. oilshale

    Salvinia sp.

    The Rott fossil Fossillagerstätte (Rott district of the town of Hennef) is a limnic deposit of Upper Oligocene fossils known in paleontology because of the richness and exceptionally good preservation of fossil plants and animals. Although the site was already designated as a natural monument in 1942, a golf course was built on the former mine site in 1986. Reference: Heinrich Winterscheid, Zlatko Kvaček, Jiří Váña, and Michael S.Ignatov (2018): Systematic-taxonomic revision of the flora from the late Oligocene Fossillagerstätte Rott near Bonn (Germany). Part 1: Introduction;
  17. oilshale

    Fish non det.

    From the album: Vertebrates

    Fish non det. Upper Jurassic Tithonian Hienheim Germany Length 2cm / .8"
  18. Max10

    ID German Trilobite

    Hi everybody! This time i kindly ask your help to identify a little gift a friend of mine give to me last weekend. I really know nothing about german trilobites...i have no idea! Here are the info: Origin: Eifel, Germany Age: Devonian (probably Middle...Eifelian? Givetian?) Lenght: 8.5 cm / 3.35 inches Cephalon Width (max): 4.8 cm / 1.9 inches I'm thankful to everyone who wants to participate at the topic Have a wonderful weekend!
  19. My Jurassic Park now heads across the pond to England and Germany. Dinosaur material from these countries is not common like North America and in fact very difficult to obtain. Theropod material is extremely rare and most remains are fragments. Most of my material from England comes from the coast of two areas The Isle of Wight and East Sussex. Material from these area comprises the Wealden Super Group (Hasting+Wealden+Weld Clay) and is early Cretaceous from the Valanginian to Barremian Stage (140-125mya). Yellow - Hasting Group , Green - Weald Clay Red - Wealden Grouip
  20. Upper Campanian foraminifera from Northern Germany. We found in the quarry of Laegerdorf near Hamburg. We think it is a Lituola. What's your opinion ? It is agglutinated and the specimens have such areal, multiple openings. See more of our finds at https://foraminifera.eu/loc.php?locality=Laegerdorf+Neue+Heidestrasse
  21. DevilDog

    Fossil hunting near Hamburg Germany?

    My son is moving to Hamburg Germany and I was wondering if there were any sites where he can hunt for fossils? He likes fish fossils, but I am hoping he might find his father a few nice shark teeth. Are there fees and permits required? Can he send fossils out of the country? Any fossil shops in or near Hamburg?
  22. My youngest needed to make some measurments at my other property so I decided to go with him. I needed to find a certain fossil in my fossil shed. Didn't find it. I did find some other rather interesting stuff though. I call this stuff 'chicken scratch'. This is actually a nice one. Some get so messy its hard to tell what is what. This is actually a common gastropod but a very rare gastropod at the same time. We locals called them 'moonines'. Here you can see that it was murdered by another gastropod!!!
  23. Most pythons live in the Southern hemisphere but they may have evolved in Europe. Beautiful German fossil yields clues. https://www.livescience.com/oldest-python-snakes-on-record.html
  24. FF7_Yuffie

    tanystropheus tooth

    Hello, any thoughts on this ? it is sold as tanystropheus tooth from Middle Triassic deposits of Wurzburg, Germany. 17mm in length. Edit: Formation is Muschelkalk. Hope it checks out. I've always had a fondness for long neckes tanystropheus. I see nothosaur teeth look similar, but seem to be quite distinctly curved, so im hopeful this isnt as misidentified nothosaur. Thanks
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