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  1. I have been too busy to get out fossil hunting when I want but there are a few recent times I've been able to get out. I wanted to try and post a small trip report about them. On October 31 I had the opportunity to visit the W.M. Browning Cretaceous Fossil Park in Prentiss County, Mississippi. Most people from the area are probably familiar with this old site but I'm a new resident to this part of the South so I wanted to give it a try. It's Late Campanian Demopolis Formation. It was a little cold and rainy but warm enough for someone used to North Dakota. Apparently th
  2. will stevenson

    Bracklesham bay 10/10/21

    My best trip for a while, thought you might like to see what I found on this beautiful morning some in situ shots some matrix I collected to look through at home ! my finds 1.inverts 2. ray (myliobatis mostly) bits 3. fish bits 4. Strange bit of scute? 5. turtle bone 6. myliobatis tail spine 7. my first pachygaleus lefevrei:) 8. my first very rare squatina prima (one of the rarest teeth at bracklesham) 9. first odontaspis winkleri 10. physogaleus secun
  3. oilshale

    Eurohippus messelensis

    From the album: Vertebrates

    Eurohippus messelensis (Propalaeotherium messelense) Haupt 1925 Eocene Lutetian Messel near Darmstadt Germany Length 62cm / 24" in foal, some of the bones belong to a fetus This DAWN HORSE is comparable in age and size to the one found in Kemmerer (Eohippus or Hyracotherium)
  4. Taxonomy according to Marramà & Carnevale 2015. Diagnosis for the genus Bolcaichthys according to Marramà & Carnevale 2015: “Small- to medium-sized clupeid (largest specimen measuring 101.1 mm SL) with elongated and tapered body, sardine-like; † Bolcaichthys, gen. nov., is unique among clupeids in having the following combination of characters: head length approximately one third to one quarter SL; skull roof with 10–14 frontoparietal striae; mouth terminal; two supramaxillae, anterior small and rod-like, and posterior paddle-shaped; teeth absents in jaws and palate; complete seri
  5. Taxonomy according Fossilworks.org. Diagnosis according to Blot 1978, p. 146: "Tête contenue un peu moins de six fois dans la longueur totale. Hauteur du corps contenue de quinze à dix-neuf fois dans la même longueur. Les deux branches de cleithra de longueurs équivalentes. Côtes ventrales présentes. Osselets intermusculaires bien développés. Caudale constituée par neuf rayons s'articulant sur les hypuraux. Coefficient de concentration de la nageoire dorsale: 2,50, celui de l'anale étant aux environs de 2,85." This translates: “Head contained a little less than six time
  6. Hello everybody, can you help me with these? #T1: Carcharias sp (?) or Striatolamia Macrota (?) #T2: Otodus Catticus (???) or maybe, Brachycarcharias Lerichei or Hypotodus verticalis (upper lateral) [On the box was written Otodus Catticus, but I don't know if it belongs to Balegem as specie...] #T3: Brachycarcharias Lerichei or Striatolamia Macrota (?) #T4: ??? I don't have any idea... Thanks in advance:) Gian
  7. Hi everyone! Today is received a bunch of unidentified fossil shark teeth found in a now closed sand quarry in Lede Sand, Lede Formation, Balegem, Oosterzele, Belgium (Eocene, Lutetian, 44 mya). I was hoping some of you might help me out with confirming the ID's of the teeth. I have some idea's what the ID might be, but I am not entirely sure about most. Tooth 1 & 2: Definiatly Sandtiger teeth with fine stiations on the crown. That makes me believe that these are probably Striatolamia macrota Tooth 3: Same goes for this one, I also be
  8. Generally, the genus is assigned to the family Amphilemuridae, which according to some researchers is more closely related to today's hedgehogs (Erinaceidae). According to other studies, a closer relationship to the elephant shrews (family Macroscelididae) is also considered for the family. Taxonomy according to Fossilworks. Diagnosis for Pholidocercus hassiacus von Königswald & Storch 1983 (translated from German by oilshale): “A stout, ground-dwelling animal of a good 35 cm total length (head trunk just under 20 cm, tail a good 15 cm). In biological adaptation typ
  9. Hi guys hope everyone’s having a great Easter, if you celebrate it. A few days ago I got to go fossil hunting for the first time in monthswhile it wasn’t the most productive as the beds were covered by sand and not much erosion had taken place but I found enough in some micro matrix I bought home to warrant a trip report The geology of bracklesham bay To the left, the yellow is wittering fm. Some fossils can be found here but not many. The best area to hunt is the green earnley fm. Which produces the most abundant fossils, here is a photo of it when exposed
  10. From the album: Vertebrates

    Pseudosparnodus microstomus (Agassiz, 1839) Eocene Lutetian Monte Bolca near Verona Italy
  11. Hi guys i haven’t really seen a topic where people shared associated dentitions, if they have that would be cool to know this can be any sort of animal and any amount of association ( ie im not talking about a whole shark)! Here is my first contribution have fun!
  12. will stevenson

    Modern cuttlefish jaw?

    Hi guys, found this a while ago, I assume it is modern as it seems to be too soft to be mineralised but thought it was pretty cool anyway, found in bracklesham bay, it’s definitely some sort of cephalopod jaw so cuttlefish may be the only option
  13. Hi everyone! A couple of weeks ago I aqcuired some microfossil samples, one of which was a sample from the Lede Zand, Lede Formation, Oosterzele, Belgium (Eocene, Lutetian, 44 mya). The sample is very rich in Foraminifera & shell fragments, but I also managed to find a tiny shark tooth. While I already searched at belgiansharkteeth.be I can't seem to find a match, perhaps due to it being so small. So I was wondering if anyone here might be able to help me out, I would be very gratefull. Thank you in advance!
  14. will stevenson

    French lutetian fossils

    Hi guys these teeth are from an old, closed location I’m be in France and I couldn’t find any description of the fauna, they are lutetian, so I have based my ids of some English localities I’m more familiar with 1. I think some type of parotodus? 2.galeocerdo latidens? 3. isurolamna inflata or brachycarcharias lerichei?
  15. Back to my favorite Lutetian. In situ. At home. Scleractinia indet. Agathiphyllia gregaria (Catullo, 1852)
  16. oyo

    Help with shark tooth

    Hi all. I need help with this shark tooth. It comes from an European Lutetian. After doing some research, I have found the genus Macrorhizodus as a possible candidate, but my knowledge of these critters is very limited. Can someone help me? Thanks in advance
  17. will stevenson

    Some chompers in need of a solid ID

    Hi guys I have 2 teeth that I can’t id, Im posting 1now and the other later, this one is lutetian, Selsey sand fm. Unit L4/5 Bracklesham group, from lee on solent
  18. will stevenson

    Lutetian tooth

    Hi guys found this earlier today and it isn’t the usual striatolamia or other sand tiger teeth, it reminds me of physolageus segundus or maybe abdounia beaugei from the ypresian London clay , however I’m not sure if those species were around in the lutetian, any help would be greatly appreciated thanks also sorry for lack of scale I’m away from home and don’t have a ruler it’s about 3/4cm slang height
  19. Lit.: SECRETAN S 1975.Les crustacés de Monte Bolca. Studi e Ricerche sui Giacimenti Terziari di Bolca 2. Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona: 315-388.
  20. References: G. Carnevale, A. F. Bannikov, G. Marramá, J. C. Tyler, and R. Zorzin (2014) The Pesciara-Monte Postale Fossil-Lagerstätte: 2. Fishes and other vertebrates. Rendiconti della Società Paleontologica Italiana 4:37-63 A. F. Bannikov (2014) The systematic composition of the Eocene actinopterygian fish fauna from Monte Bolca, northern Italy, as known to date. Studi e ricerche sui giacimenti terziari di Bolca, XV - Miscellanea paleontologica 12:23-34
  21. oilshale

    Ductor vestenae Volta 1796

    References: G. Carnevale, A. F. Bannikov, G. Marramá, J. C. Tyler, and R. Zorzin (2014) The Pesciara-Monte Postale Fossil-Lagerstätte: 2. Fishes and other vertebrates. Rendiconti della Società Paleontologica Italiana 4:37-63
  22. oilshale

    Cyclurus kehreri Andrae, 1893

    From the album: Vertebrates

    Cyclurus kehreri ANDRAE, 1893 Middle Eocene Lutetian Messel near Darmstadt Germany Length 20cm
  23. Alternative combination: Ocadia kehreri or Palaeoemis kehreri. Information from Prof. Walter Joyce (Université de Fribourg): "The literature contradicts itself how many species of geoemyd turtles there are in Messel and I had no time to make myself a more exact picture. Hervet (2004) writes that there are three species in three genera, Claude & Tong (2004) that it is only one species, and that the different species of Hervet (2004) are only growth stages. If you follow Claude & Tong (2004), your fossil is Palaeoemys kehreri. If you follow Hervet (2004), this animal is called Franc
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