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  1. Harry Pristis

    Can Someone ID This Petrosal?

    Here's a land mammal petrosal that I've just retrieved from storage. It's from the Santa Fe River, so it's Pliocene or later. It appears to be complete. These petrosals all look about the same to me. Help me out here.
  2. Harry Pristis

    camelid proximal phalanges B

    From the album: BONES

    This is the third toe bone of a lamine (that is, related to llamas rather than dromedaries) camelid from the Plio-Pleistocene of Florida. Recovered from a Florida river.

    © Harry Pristis 2022

  3. So I've been looking around at the pile in the garage, trying to get rid of some of the junk and taking some photos that I thought you all might be interested in. I think some of you may have picked on my fascination with earbones...If you dont have that fascination keep scrolling....Well, here's one partial example with multiple views that was a little more different than most but I think its a whale bulla. Its preservation is a little different and there is an extra cavity where normally you would have solid bone...just my guess anyways. Also another shot of it on the very left
  4. Myrmica

    Something mysterious

    I have wondered about this one for several years. It is from the east side of Lake Turkana, in Kenya but I wasn't at the actual spot from where it was picked up, so I don't know anything about the specifics of the location. This was one of at least a dozen specimens that I saw. The other side looks the same as what you can see in the photo. I have wondered if it could be a stromatolite but the shape is odd for that. Could it be some sort of evaporative feature? It is the only one I have, so I haven't tried cutting it open. I'd love to hear some opinions.
  5. Gregory Kruse

    Need help identifying this bivalve

    Attached is a bivalve I found in the Bradenton, FL area. It looks like a “cats-paw”. Can someone help me with the identification of this fine fossil? Thanks!
  6. minnbuckeye

    Itty Bitty Bone Hopefully !!!!!!!

    I occasionally grab a handful of micro-matrix from Cookie Cutter Creek and examine it. Very tedious work. Last night I ran across what I believe is a bone. Hopefully those educated on vertebrates can tell me if it is bone and if so, from what!!!! I am dreaming that it is avian in origin. So so delicate. I am shocked I didn't destroy it during it's photo-op. Thanks for looking. Mike
  7. So I was recently going thru some Florida tooth material (Mio/Plio-Pleistocene) from years ago and realized I had lumped a bunch of this stuff in a packet without investigating them too thoroughly. I started to bug Jeff about several and thought I'd see what you all thought as well so I could learn something more from you all. So just 4 teeth for this thread. I was noticing #1's serrations were pretty coarse and well developed and unusual and I was asking about its possibilities and the meg possibility came up. I then found #2 tonight in another bag and it has some similariti
  8. Max-fossils

    Glycymeris sp

    From the album: The Mollusca of the Banjaard

    An incomplete bittersweet clam specimen. Because the hinge is missing, it becomes very hard to determine which species it is, which also makes it difficult to determine the age of the specimen, as both Pliocene and Eemian (which contain different species) sediments occur on the Banjaard. Chances are higher that it's an Eemian species, simply because Eemian sediments are more common, but no definite conclusion can be drawn. Status: locally extinct Fossil occurrence: uncommon

    © 2019 Max DEREME

  9. Plantguy

    Different Florida Mitra species

    Hey Gang, Going thru another garage box of old stuff and was wondering if you all can tell me if these 3 are all different Mitra species. Slight variability in the exterior ornamentation and spire heights and overall shell shape seem different. Maybe Mitra lineolata for the taller spired version on the very right? Spoil finds from APAC Sarasota Florida..Probably Tamiami Fm. Plio-Pleistocene. @MikeR Thanks for any help. Regards, Chris
  10. Plantguy

    Florida tooth/root fragment

    Hey gang, looking for some help/insight...may not be enough here to ask but I'll throw it out. So, recently there was a thread about gator/whale teeth and it made me go thru some old creek material I had and here's a little gator tooth that I referenced. I also had this 2.5 cm long fragment below in the gator stuff which I believe is wrong but maybe not. Seems to have an ovoid cross section that's about 1.4cm across and what appears to be possible vertical narrow grooves/channels (see red arrows) and a possible central core... Thanks
  11. Was looking at some stuff in the garage today and in the Spondylus sp. pile I had this chubby little guy. Seems to be a loner as I dont have anything else quite shaped like it...I was thinking it might be actually in Chama family but the others I have appear to be more round and this guy seems to be elongated. I cant find anything similar to it in some of the online references I looked at. Has anyone run across something similar and if its a Chama sp. know what the species is? It's got a couple of the typical clam borings and worm tubes and maybe a little Plicatula sp. attached to it a
  12. Plantguy

    Limb? bone Reptilian? Florida

    Hoping this isnt too incomplete up to ID. Was in the dugong scrap garage box but I'm pretty sure now it shouldnt have been....Anyone recognize what it actually is and what it belongs to? It has a nice twisted shape to it. The base is relatively flat and seems to be only very slightly worn. The opposite end seems to have been pretty much sheared off and has an interesting groove remaining that I've circled in red. Thanks for the looks and any info you might be able to provide. Latest thought is that its reptilian, possibly a gator, maybe
  13. Well I was looking at Marcos cool post about coprolites and was scrounging thru some of my Manatee Cnty boxed material and didnt find any coprolites so here's several potential whale/dolphin type frags that I'm not entirely sure about and was wondering if any of you all can confirm. I'm thinking A is a root of a maybe a dolphin tooth, B is a bulla of some sort , C is a fragment of some type of fish jaw--seems like I've seen this somewhere before? D and E appear to be anterior processes/ of dolphin periotics. I added a closeup of the end view of A and a closeup of C. I a
  14. Hey Gang, Here are a couple more unknown Sarasota County finds I'm looking for some help on. Typical non-insitu items from Florida. Miocene to Plio-Pleistocene in age. 1) First unknown was split in two and separated by a foot or so but both caught my eye as being some type of petrosal and a quick rinse showed they fit together and were part of a larger specimen. ...its still pretty big (11cm at its widest point) so maybe a whale of some sort? Hoping there is enough there to say for sure. Not sure the photos really show it well. 2) Second one is a ve
  15. Hey Gang, So need your opinions on this one...We find alot of nodules down here and this one has a particularly well digested lumpy look to it, more so than most. Any chance you think this might actually be a coprolite? It does have a few clam borings and along the top wrinkle you can see some irregular parallel tubes that make me wonder. All thoughts are welcome. Thanks! Regards, Chris
  16. Plantguy

    Need some help on a molar? Deer?

    Well Gang, here's the latest unknown I could use some help with. A surface find Manatee County, FL. Likely Plio-Pleistocene in age. It is good sized and just over 1 inch at its widest (2.8cm X 1.5cm) in occlusal view. Can anyone confirm it is or is not deer? Would love to hear the reasoning on how/why. Went thru some of the other Deer/llama ID posts but I'm still unsure. I'd love to have genus if either is possible if its not deer. Let me know if any other measurements/views are needed. Thanks, Chris
  17. Plantguy

    Trace fossil/burrow

    Guessing this is a invert burrow of some sort. Surface find Sarasota Cnty, Florida. Unknown age/formation. Mio-Plio-Pleistocene. Interesting striations encircle the specimen that are at an angle to the overall length of the tear drop shaped specimen. Wondering if anyone knows what ichnogenus this might be and who/what created it. I've seen a few of these over the years but this is the best example I have. Thanks. Regards, Chris
  18. So I have these 2 incomplete shark teeth that I find really interesting and you might too as they almost look shredded/exploded. Finding perfect teeth is the goal but these hold my imagination and I only run across these kind once in awhile. So they are surface finds from Manatee Cnty, Florida. Miocene to Plio-Pleistocene in age? Neither has a root and the interior sections of the teeth are eroding and pieces of the enamel are still hanging on, especially the meg. Do you think this sort of delaminating is suggestive of just poor preservation--can any particular taphonomy/history be inferred?
  19. Hey Gang, Several better preserved examples I could use your help on. Surface finds. Typical Florida, possible Miocene to Plio-Pleistocene? in age. A couple of horse teeth. Any ideas on which ones. I'll throw out Cormohipparion as a possibility. A vert. I'm guessing fish but its not very symmetrical and isnt complete. seems to be deformed in many ways. Any ideas? Lastly, I'm thinking tapir. If yes, is it possible to tell which species? Thanks for the looks and help. Regards, Chris
  20. Hey gang. So a couple more odd questions for you. I stopped by a dirt pile on the way home after work earlier this week and found some vertebrate bits including some turtle, horse teeth, ivory, dugong bone,etc. I found two larger flat shapes (bottom middle 2 specimens in the 1st picture) that intrigued me the most that were covered in clay so I brought them home---both I thought were large turtle shell plates. The first one I could see definitely see a grainy turtle shell texture of the larger types that I've already run across as well as the various boney layers withi
  21. Hey Gang, I've had a good couple of weeks with hunting and part of the fun was running across this creek fragment. Approx 20 mm high and 70mm X 40mm wide--seems to be robust/biscuit like and rather large. Maybe I've got 20-25% of the test. Unfortunately the slice is very acute as it cut thru the specimen and may be impossible to ID lacking many important test features but I'm wondering if any of you Peace River and creek and Bone Valley folks have run across anything similar? 2nd and 3rd photos are oriented with the opening/periproct? at the bottom of the photos. Other photo angles provided to
  22. Plantguy

    Another foot bone? patella?

    More questions gang...So I picked up this specimen about a year and half ago and had set it aside and was just going thru Frank Kocsis Jr.'s Vertebrate Fossils: A Neophyte's Guide looking for turtle pictures this week. In flipping thru the photos looking for turtles pictures I saw his shot of a Rhino patella and went Oh, I think I got something similar--anyone else have these weird kinds of flashbacks?? So I found it and set it on the page next to the photo and it coincidentally has the same dimensions and general look. About 2 1/2" square and a little over 1 inch thick. So then I looked at so
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