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Show us your Devonian Epizoans & Pathological Brachiopods!
Brach3 posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionDear all, if Devonian Epizoans (Epibionts) & Pathological Brachiopods (all the periods) are a fascinating group of fossils for you and you want to discuss anything about their paleoecology, please post your photos (specimens) in this thread.
Trace Fossils from Miocene Potomac
Rexofspades posted a topic in Fossil IDHi, longtime lurker first time poster here. I was wondering if you guys can help me ID this concretion my family found years ago near Calvert. I believe it might be a trace fossil of some kind, possibly a burrow or tunnel. I have found similar types at Westmoreland State Park. I can upload pictures from different angles if needed. Any suggestions of what it could be?
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsA great lecture and lengthy lecture about Archean paleoenvironments, tectonics, geology, and some paleontology is: Archean Surface Conditions Ideas in Science By Christoph Heubeck - RED18 Published on Mar 12, 2018 http://astrobiovideo.com/en/video/175 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNEkQ8KV-aQ It begins: "Here is the the principal take-home take-home message. All right. We know very little about the early Earth and and therefore it's such an interesting thing to talk about. We do know a bit right. We k
Mastodon Paleobiology and Taphonomy, Late Pleistocene, New York State
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsAllmon, W.D. and Nester, P.L. eds., 2008. Mastodon paleobiology, taphonomy, and paleoenvironment in the late Pleistocene of New York State: studies on the Hyde park, Chemung, and North Java sites. Paleontological Research Institution. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/269094521_Geology_and_taphonomy_of_the_North_Java_mastodon_site_ https://dendro.cornell.edu/articles/griggs2008.pdf Yours, Paul H.
Radiolarians Record Shifting Currents
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsTiny Fossils Record Big Shifts in Ocean Currents Minerals stored in microscopic fossils hint at the subtle ways ocean currents link far-flung food webs. by K. N. Smith, Hakai Magazine, January 3, 2018 https://www..com/news/tiny-fossils-record-big-shifts-in-ocean-currents/ Yours, Paul H.