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Found 830 results

  1. Globidens alabamaensis?

    While collecting at a location in SE Virginia which produces a mixture of material from the Eocene Nanjemoy Formation and late Miocene/early Pliocene Yorktown Formation, I was shocked to find what I believe to be a cretaceous Globidens sp. anterior tooth fragment. My only explanation for this would be that it must have been redeposited into the Eocene beds and finally exposed with rest of the material. The texture is classic Globidens. The only other species with a slightly similar texture found within these formations (though still markedly different), would be Squalodon sp., however if the tooth were more complete it would clearly prove to be hollow with a conical interior consistent with squamates like mosasaurs. The fragment is approximately 7/8" x 1/2". This is the first bit of possibly cretaceous material I have found from these exposures, so it would be quite interesting if the general consensus is a Globidens sp. Your thoughts would be much appreciated! Thanks, Ash
  2. Eopelobates wagneri Weitzel, 1938

    From the album Vertebrates

    Eopelobates wagneri Weitzel, 1938 Middle Eocene Lutetian Messel near Darmstadt Hessia Germany
  3. Bicorbula altavillensis

    From the album Lutetian Mollusks

    Bicorbula altavillensis Two valves in connection

    © Alexandre Tuel

  4. https://www.newsweek.com/wyoming-52-million-year-old-bird-fossil-lake-earliest-ancestor-robins-1321857?piano_t=1 https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/52-million-year-old-bird-holds-clues-to-perching-evolution
  5. Possible cetacean?

    Hi folks. I found this in a river in south Georgia where there are miocene/eocene fossils. Cetaceans are found here fairly regularly. The flat portion is broken in a weird way, but I'm thinking maybe this is part of a scapula? Thanks very much for looking at it.
  6. Blue Forest Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Petrified Wood viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Eocene Blue Forest, Wyoming
  7. Blue Forest Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Petrified Wood viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Eocene Blue Forest, Wyoming
  8. Blue Forest Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Petrified Wood viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Eocene Blue Forest, Wyoming
  9. Help With Green River Bird Leg

    I purchased a fossil collection several years ago that contained a beautifully preserved bird leg with some feathers preserved. It is was collected in the Green River Formation of Southwestern Wyoming. I know very little about fossil birds and am hoping someone on the Forum might be able to narrow the ID down to what family of bird it might be. Any Help will be greatly appreciated.
  10. Yankeetown, FL Echinoid Hunting!

    Hey guys! Here's something a little different from me... Echinoid Hunting! This was an extremely fun and productive fossil hunt, finding some of the oldest fossils Florida has to offer. In this video you even get a tour of my fossil-filled vehicle, which could have been a whole video in itself hahaha! You may also notice a quality change. We got some sweet new gear! Give the video a watch if you're interested and have some time!
  11. Chama subgigas

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  12. Bicorbula altavillensis

    Synonymous with Corbula exarata (Deshayes, 1824).
  13. I'm trading a bunch of fossils mainly from Utah and Wyoming but some other locations as well. In return I'm looking for theropod teeth, ammonites, trilobites, crabs, gastropods, and more shark teeth or anything else that's interesting. You can reply here directly or PM me. I'll post another set some time later this week. Here is the assortment. Wyoming Knightia (Green River Formation, Eocene) Assortment of brachiopods, a crinoid holdfast in the middle, and pyritized worm burrows from Paulding Co, Ohio (Silica Shale, Devonian) Fossilized Great White tooth from Cape Town Another Great White: Knightia Elrathia kingii (Wheeler Shale Utah, Cambrian) The following Wyoming Knightia (Green River Formation, Eocene) Some are in better condition. There's a couple that haven't been completely prepared. I know some of you like to prepare your own fossils: Elrathia kingii More Paulding Ohio fossils (horned corals and brachiopods): A Phareodus scale: Another Great White: A St. Mary's formation Chesapecten conglomerate from Calvert Cliffs, MD:
  14. Hello I found this at the isle of sheppey months ago and am still unsure what it is. It does remind me of bone, I was thinking a partial jaw bone of something but unsure, any help with be appreciated, found at the isle of sheppey, Kent, UK.
  15. White river: How hard?

    Hello all I don't have much prep experience, and since I have very bad eyes I have trouble with microscopes to prepare fossils. I would like to learn how to work with my airscribe tought. So I want to prep fairly large fossils I can do without microscope. I have some stuff from France and Belgium I found myself, but or these don't need prep, or I don't dare to because I don't want to destroy my rare self-found fossils. So I came across the fairly common white river stuff. I found a website where I can buy unprepped oreodont bones and skulls. But what do you to prep these? Are they possible for total newbies when it comes to prepping? Is the matrix fairly loose or is it very stiky? I have an air scribe but don't know how to use glue. I've tried trilobites before but those are too tiny. I'm looking forward to your advise.
  16. http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/deadthings/2019/01/09/basilosaurus/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A DiscoverHumanOrigins (Discover Human Origins)
  17. Took awhile but finally got the first big fish up on the wall. Gots a lot more to hang but most have to be framed in one way or another, plus lots and lots of little ones that will hang all over the place here in my office. Oh, this fish and frame wieghs n at about 150 lbs!!! RB
  18. https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/scientists-unearth-asias-first-fossil-dioscorea-yam-leaf/article25920318.ece
  19. ? fish teeth

    Hi and Happy New year all ,can you help me with this ,I went to Khurais city 190 km to the east of Riyadh , the area is Eocene area . In one area i found +++ shark , ray and ? fish teeth.What could it be ?
  20. Is this part of a squid beak?

    I found this yesterday on Bracklesham Bay beach and I think it could be the end of a squid beak. Can anyone confirm whether my guess is correct? Thanks Chris
  21. Eocene Sponge Identification help.

    Hi everyone! I have been cleaning out, organizing and labeling the mounds of sediment buckets in my garage. Plenty of time over the holiday break to try and get my mind back in to the fossiling mode. I tried at the beginning of this year to get my Friday excursions going again and venture to some quarries, but there are limited areas which the fossil hunter may tread now a days. Then priorities in life too . These buckets of sediment have been waiting for me for many years and months, just waiting for me to take the time to investigate their treasures. I started a few days ago on a few of my Eocene, Castle Hayne Formation, North Carolina buckets. Many bryozoa, crinoid, echinoid and occasional crab claw specimens appeared during my screening and washing. Several species of sponge too. I came across this dandy lil' fella and would like to ask for some assistance in identification. Has that "sponge" look to it and seems to have other characteristics. I did not find it in the NCFC Invert Book or my other Invert books. Any help is greatly appreciated. Best, .
  22. Shark teeth IDs?

    Hi can you help me with this ,I went to a Eocene area to the east of Riyadh and found +++ shark teeth ,they are v.small of varing lingths . what type they are ?
  23. Shark teeth for ID.

    Hi can you help me with this ,I went to a Eocene area to the east of Riyadh and found +++ shark teeth ,they are small of varing lingths . what type they be ?
  24. Shark tooth

    Hi can you help me with this ,I went to a Eocene area to the east of Riyadh and found a very small ? shark tooth ,it is small , 3 mm long tooth . what could it be ?
  25. Shark tooth

    Hi can you help me with this ,I went to a Eocene area to the east of Riyadh and found a very small ? shark tooth ,it is incomplete small , 4 mm long tooth . what could it be ?
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