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Ischyodus sp. Spine
EPIKLULSXDDDDD posted a gallery image in Members Gallery
From the album: Ozan FormationIschyodus sp., NSR Campanian, Cretaceous Mar, 2023 Not a common find for the NSR.
Elasmodectes avitus (VON MEYER, 1862)
oilshale posted a fossil in Sharks & RaysVon Mayer originally described this chimaera under the name Ischyodus avitus. Elasmodectes avitus, a cartilaginous fish, is conspicuous for its sparsely ossified skeleton. There is a nuchal spine behind the head; the dorsal fin begins just behind the nuchal spine and extends to the tail. Elasmodectes seems to have possessed a skin or only very thin scales, which seems to be almost impossible to preserve. The Skull is presenting its dosal view. Reverence: WOODWARD, A.S. (1891) Catalogue of the fossil fishes in the British Museum (Natural History). Part II. containi
Chimaera dental plate?
sjaak posted a topic in Fossil IDCould this be a chimaera or rather Ischyodus dental plate? Upper Jurassic of Boulonnais, North of France.
12/26/16 New Jersey Cretaceous trip (Mos. + more)
frankh8147 posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsMe and my brother, shajzer64, both ended up having a day off on the 26th so we ended up heading down to the Cretaceous steams of Monmouth County. It was cold - really cold, but the steams treated us well. I found a large Mosasaur tooth (1.4 inch) with really nice coloration; it is red, yellow, orange and black, a nice ghost shrimp burrow, and my best Ischyodus (ratfish) specimen to date. Shane came up with a nice Xiphactinus tooth, a few nice gastropods, and a very large piece of fossil bone we are going to take to the museum in a few weeks. Overall, it was a tough trip but I'm glad we went fo