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Found 371 results

  1. Help identify peace river find!

    I found this down in the peace river Florida area and it’s got me stumped. 1 perfect tooth in the jaw section intact. A second tooth right behind it that looks split in half. Any ideas?
  2. Hi there Amateur Dinobot again, with the self isolation, I had some time to look back at a couple of my purchases. They were bought a couple years ago on a popular auction site. The sellers did not have a lot of reviews so it felt like a bit of a gamble. The first on I was told was a deltadromeus partial jaw and was found in Norther Africa in 2015. The other I was told was an Ankylosaurus scute. I dont recall if the seller provided any further detail but he is no longer selling items. Thanks for the input! Wasnt sure if they were identified correctly or not deltadromeus deltadrom
  3. What kind of jaw is this?

    Can anyone tell me what this is? All I know is it’s from Kem Kem. My best guess is some type of crocodile. What else even has all those nerve channels besides crocs and the spinosaur family? I think the shape(top&bottom view) looks similar to pancake croc jaws, and I’m pretty sure there were a number of others with that type of jaw, but I don’t know when and where they were, sooooo.......does anyone have any thoughts about it?
  4. Possibly Predator

    Stuck home, sorting hundreds of ziplock bags from last year. WOW, how did I forget these. A toebone that I think is predator and if so, a robust predator --- This is a toebone, think of the size of yours. and in the same Ziplock, a jaw segment. As far as I can tell the width of the Jaw around the alveoli is unbroken. Who recognizes this m2-m3?
  5. Found this small (presumably fish) bone fragment last weekend while at my usual Pennsylvanian (Upper Carboniferous) limestone roadcut in northern IL. Not really sure what to make of it. It's small, not even 1cm long. My only guesses were either a partial jaw of some sort, or maybe a small fragment of a spine. Any thoughts? @jdp @Fossildude19 @deutscheben
  6. Hi there i continue to maintain my very very amateur status but I've been trying to read the different threads on here regarding spinosaurus jaw and what I gathered so far is pitting is reflective of croc jaw and if it only has a single socket or also makes it difficult to determine if its spino or croc. I found this one on our favorite auction site and wanted to get your opinion
  7. Jaw

    As some of you will know i have been showing some of my uncommon find from my years of collecting from opencasts in Derbyshire,UK. This find is from the coal measures and is in coal shale that produced fish teeth , fish scales and bivalves it is 18mm long 5mm wide. I have posted it before along time ago can you give me your opinions of what you think it is Thank-you. 18mm x 5mm Cheers John
  8. Hello everyone! I purchased this has from an online auction a little while ago. It was advertised as a tooth but appears to me to be a small jaw section. I have looked for similar specimens online and it looks similar to that of a Eutrichiurides (see image 3), but I was hoping others could please confirm. The specimen is 41 mm/4.1 cm long, and 20 mm/2 cm high. The listings did not say where any of their specimens originated.Front Close-up of the tooth second from the rightSimilar specimen for reference, claimed to be Eutrichiurides.
  9. Hi everyone, Found this today while looking around the Brazos River West of Houston. At first I thought it was just petrified wood but it is definitely bone. Seems to be the right shape and taper for lower jaw but not sure. Seems to have two protrusions in what look like sockets but they don’t seem to me like teeth. They are not just stones wedged in either. Any help would be greatly appreciated!! TIA
  10. Quick fossil jaw id

    Hey everyone! Sorry I’ve been absent from the forums lately. Been doing the geology gig and found a new fossil spot near home. white river formation-what’s the jaw? Any ideas? I’m not used to these western fossils!
  11. Came across this piece. Its advertised as being a juvie spinosaurus jaw with some of its teeth/roots still intact. Looks shady as heck to me and even if its 'real' it looks more like those elosuchus jaw parts you might find online. What do you guys say?
  12. Sloth Jaw?

    My wife found this jaw bone on a river sand bar in central Iowa last fall. I think it is a sloth jaw but not certain. The smallish size is what gives me a little bit of doubt. I have not found anything else other than a sloth that fits. Am I missing something? Thank you!
  13. Enchodus Jaw

  14. IoW jaw-bone or just wood?

    I recently bought a lot of 3 unidentified dinosaur "bones" from Isle Of Wight. But one of them have got me in a bit of a pickle. There's not really any cell structure present anywhere, except from one small spot that seems to have some. Which makes me suspect it's wood. But the overall structure of this piece is really puzzling, because it looks like there are sockets or roots from a jaw in it. I hope someone with more knowledge about IoW fossils can maybe explain what this is.
  15. Recently i asked an expert about a Pterosaur beak fragment i bought a couple of years ago (along with other Kem Kem bones) and i sort of assumed originally that it was a rare jaw fragment of Alanqa Saharica, but after asking i was told it most likely belong to Xericeps - the other described Azhdarchoid Pterosaur from the Kem Kem Beds. I wanted to show it because i think it is a cool piece that is worth showing and is basically a highlight of my collection. It isn't perfect and it isn't complete (it is 8.5cm long) but it is a nice fossil and one i am very happy to have! Who knows, maybe it might help anyone else in the identification of Kem Kem Pterosaur jaws. Here is the holotype jaw of Xericeps that i have been comparing the fossil to...
  16. Jaw Identification?

    Is there any way to identify this jaw found in a freshwater creek in Virginia?
  17. What is this?

    I'm not sure what this is. I have my speculations but that's all they are curious to see what you all think. It was found in Venice Florida around a lot of shell, tons of whale bones, manatee, very little sharks teeth, did find a lateral megladon tooth though. It has some curious ridges on it that's got me guessing and maybe the biggest clue. Excuse the gnarly fingers, I do art and construction. Thanks
  18. I see these on auction sites and wonder if there even real? Size average is 7”x5”x2” would be a nice display if real. Says they are from Morocco.
  19. Jaw or Spine

    I’d would love some help identifying what this is - I believe it’s a modern fish jaw of some kind but wouldn’t mind being persuaded that it’s a fossil! (Tooth Tap Test was inconclusive- sometimes glass, sometimes plastic) Since it’s likely modern, does anyone know what kind? 4 inches long exactly, about 1/4 inch at the widest point. Smooth on one flat side, a deep groove on the other. Wickedly sharp curvy teeth are part of the bone. Found at Purse on Sunday. -Our Fossil Group has conflicting ideas on this piece; catfish spine, gar jaw, snake mandible, bird spine... -It seems modern but it isn’t definite; there are certain parts that sound very fossilized where some sound very modern when tapped against a tooth. Thanks, FA
  20. Antorbital fossa

    Hi I’m wondering what the Antorbital fossa is for in dinosaurs. I heard it could be part of muscle attachments or nasal passages. If so if a dinosaur has a big Antorbital fossa does it mean they have better nose or stronger jaw muscles. Thank you!!
  21. Jaw ID - Mosasaur

    I aquired this some time ago. Perhaps you guys can assist. Clearly it is a little jaw section. the length is 14cm. No sign of plaster, teeth do not appear to be set in separately and clearly no heavy restoration.Very little information on location unfortunately. It appears to to be some sort of Mosasaur. My guess at the time was a Prognatodon of some description. I am ready to be corrected on everything though.
  22. Hello everyone! I just bought this fossil and I was wondering if it is real or if it has some kind of reconstruction since I know about all the fakes and composite pieces that come from morocco. Thank you very much for your help I love how this forum is always so alive and full of content and people willing to share their knowledge with the community. Best regards Close look to one tooth:
  23. Unknown teeth

    From an estate sale that I acquired some rock boxes. Here are some teeth. The only tag that IDd them was .... wait for it.... teeth! Any ideas? Again, these don't go with my collection but would be nice to ID a little more.
  24. Could experts share the primary indicators to check for regarding authenticity of a Mosasaurus jaw specimen? - specifically root / tooth junctures. I’m aware of the sophistication of fakes in the market. Below is a recent purchase - I’d like feedback on details to look for in verifying authenticity. Thank you!
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