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  1. I found these in kinnekulle sweden. The age is ordovician. Does anyone know the species
  2. Weird limestone fossil

    Does anybody know What this is? Found on a beach in Sweden but came from Denmark with the glaciers. I posted something before but a guy said the picture was not there so tell me if u cant see it and if so please then tell how to post im new here
  3. Ordovician Bivalve

    Hello, friends. I received some crumbly rocks, that are principally crinoidal limestone chunks from Rattvik, Dalarna County, Sweden from @Kasia They are Late Ordovician in age, probably Boda Limestone, and when I boshed them I uncovered three brachiopods and this little specimen that I think is a bivalve. I'm leaning towards Ctenodonta, but I don't know my bivalves very well, so I am asking for help. It's 8 mm wide at it's widest point. Thank you very much for looking and elbow bumps for any suggestions. Tim @Fossildude19?
  4. Swedish Illaenid

    Hello all, I recently acquired this unidentified illaenid trilobite from the ordovician of Sweden. It's had some sloppy repair work (which I'm hopeful I can improve) but before I do I'm hoping someone can help me put a genus to it. It has a long, robust genal spine which doesn't seem to match any illaenus I've seen from Sweden. Any help is appreciated.
  5. Found at the beach in South sweden

    I have no guess as to what this could be. A fossil or another sneaky rock I tried google, but I don’t even know what to type in Thank you for your patience and help!
  6. Tooth?

    Hello! I found this pretty little thing at the beach today. It seems to be a tooth of some sort. It’s about 4 cm long and 2,5 cm wide. Would love any feedback I could get on what it might have belonged to. Unfortunately it’s very frail and broke as I brought it home, but I tried to piece it together for the photos. The first two photos are taken with microscope 200x enlargement. thank you for taking the time to look at it!
  7. More Trilobites from Sweden

    These are also from the Alum Formation at Raback, Vastergotland, Sweden. Upper Cambrian. But I have no idea what these ones are. They're in a very dark grey shale. Very small - up to 3 mm wide. Thank you very much everybody for looking and/ or providing assistance. @piranha
  8. Trilobites from Sweden

    Wins from an auction hosted by my friend @Kasia These bits are in a medium grey limestone found at Raback, near Kinnekulle, Vastegotland, Sweden, so are probably from the Upper Cambrian part of the Alum Shale Formation. Maybe Peltura scaraboides? Or is there not enough left to get close to an id? Max 5 mm wide and 4 mm long. All specimens are on the same rock. The scale's in mm and is partially obscuring a bit seen better below : Not really expecting too much from these tiny fragments, but any help or blind guesswork very much appreciated. @piranha @Johannes @Dromiopsis But anyone else more than welcome to comment too Thank you.
  9. Can somebody help me identify this fossil?

    This fossil was found in Gotland, Sweden and i have no idea what it is...Maybe a type of coral?
  10. NOhlMunneck Reconstructing time and diagenesis of limestone-marl alternations from the selective compaction of colonies of the tabulate coral Halysites Theresa Nohl & Axel Munnecke Bulletin of Geosciences 94(3), 279–298 size:about 21 MB recommended
  11. Silurian coral from Gotland

    last summer I went to Gotland, Sweden, which is famous for Silurian sea life: there are some cliff by the west side of Gotland, and i found a lot of coral fossil there first one i found seems to be Planalveolites fougti and then stromatoporoids then Heliolites also Favosites also some Tetracoralla: and pieces of Crinoidea: and some other stuff: When I look at these fossil, I actually felt went back to Silurian, quite amazing (the picture has watermark because i posted it on another forum first)
  12. Fossil ID shrimp?

    Found this in south Sweden. Looks to me like a shrimp of some sort. Anyone recognize what kind? Thanks for the look!!
  13. Hey I was hoping someone could help me find a PDF copy of a relatively old paper... Troedsson, G.T. (1924). On Crocodilian Remains from the Danian of Sweden. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny följd. Avdeling 2, 20, 1–75. Part of it contains the description of a very well-preserved skull of Thoracosaurus "scanicus", which would be very relevant for a research paper I'm working on right now. Thanks in advance! -Christian
  14. Trip to Sweden

    Today I would like to describe my trip to Sweden. Since I visited several locations, it’s going to be quite long – but I hope reading my report is going to be interesting enough for you to last until its end . I include only a few pictures of fossils from each location, because I’m still in the process of splitting the rocks I brought with me. First a few general impressions about Sweden – it’s a super super green and clean country, with lots of beautiful natural reserves and naturally – fossil sites. I was hoping the weather in September would be still good enough to do some fossil hunting and outdoor sightseeing, and we were really lucky, because although the temperature dropped a few times below 10 C, at least it didn’t rain We took the ferry from Świnoujście to Ystad and from there I went to the first location – Brantevik. There is the place where the boundary between the Cambrian and Ordovician is located, so on the beach you can find rocks with fossils from both periods. The location looks like this: And here are some of the finds: The next site was actually the “youngest” among all the locations I visited – it was Ignaberga, an open-pit Cretaceous quarry. I guess it is still operating, but fortunately I was there on Sunday, so nobody was there. It is very easily accessible – and the slopes are literally covered with brachiopods
  15. Tiny fossils?

    Hi, I was out looking for fossils at Kinnekulle in Sweden and found these in the slate. I'm wondering if they may possibly be very small fossils? each one measures approximately 3 millimeters. Anyone know what they might be?
  16. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190116111008.htm
  17. The Ordovician of Oland

    phosphthesi about 36 MB ******************** Phosphatized echinoderm remains from the upper lower Ordovician strata of northern Oland,Sweden preservation,taxonomy and evolution Magnus Svensson Examens arbete i Geologi vid Lunds Universitete n 105/1999 ******************** diacritics omitted("Oeland") Could the bee have any more knees? Nope. characterization:Monograph/thesis. 54 pages excluding bibliography
  18. Nileus armadillo

    From the album Trilobites

    Ordovician - Haellekis, Sweden
  19. problematica/incertae sedis from Europe

    THES about 10 MB generally quoted as being "unpublished" Fredrik Jerre: Silurian Conulariids from the Visby Beds,Gotland Examensarbeten I Geologi vid Lunds Univeristet,1988/n.25 recommended
  20. Sponge on a stick...

    Hi again, Didn't think I should bother you guys with another sponge, but this is a bit peculiar and I can't find anything about sponges on sticks? This was found in the Kristianstad Basin, Cretaceous period. It is heavily erroded and mineralized, but probably a sponge. It seems to have a circular growth around what seems to be a stick of some sort. They seem proprotional, so I figure they grew together, but they might not be the same spieces? (the stick + the sponge). The images does not make the fossil justice, but it is a very voluminoes sponge with bulges that reminds of glass sponge. The stick is circular in the bottom and more flatt in the top. It might not have reached tremendous heights...? Questions: Would a sponge grow on a stick? Why would a sponge need to reach height if it is not drawing energy from sunlight? How would a sponge like this pump water? I can't find any "sucking holes" Shouldn't a sponge with sticks be more branching? More than one branch? All the best/ Linus
  21. @Linus told me a wonderful story about treasuring precious times with the people you love... whether or not you find what you think you are looking for. I immediately realized I had another similar, WONDERFUL stone. It appears to be “chock full” of interesting flora and fauna! @Linus, I truly hope this is also a Skanör fossil!
  22. Hi again. Location Sweden, Kristianstad, upper or lower cretaceous, underwater, sponge. This one I think I've ID'd, but there are a few things that doesn't feel comfortable. I think it is a Siphonia pyriformis. But there are a few problems. 1. there are two indentations, both in top and bottom. (and not one in top and an extruded stalk in bottom). 2. The size is quite oversized compared to the Siphonia Pyriformis I've seen on images of. This has bowlingball size. 3. There seems to be a wore down cushion pattern that doesn't fit with Siphonia Pyriformis at smaller sizes. Best regards/ Linus
  23. Hi, I think this thing looks stunning. The shape is gorgeous. And big! Location is Sweden, Kristianstad. Period should be cretaceous, upper or lower. Probably grew quite deep under water? All other fossils so far on this particular location have been sponges. I've gone through all sponges for the cretaceous period at cretaceous.de, but haven't found anything that looks like it? In the bottom center, there is a mark that looks like it been attached to something. On the top, there are grooves, as if something perhaps was attached to the top? Or maybe not? This piece also have other fossils ingrown. Some of the other fossils I've found was ingrowns from similar items, and not burrow casts as I initially thought. In the bottom center there seems to be a flower shape with 5 bulges. I would be grateful for any help! All the best/ Linus Edit: I think it looks something like this when complete?
  24. Swedish ammonite?

    Hello, I recently recieved an unidentified ammonite as a present and was told it came from Gotland, Sweden. However, I cannot find any information on ammonite finds from Gotland, and it looks a lot like a Madagascan Perisphinctes to me. Any thoughts? The scale is in centimeters.
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