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Found 481 results

  1. Mystery Big Tooth(?)

    Also found on a shingle beach in South Suffolk, five or six months ago. I was delighted, and spent hours googling herbivores with the idea that it had to be something huge, but nothing fit. Is it not a tooth after all?
  2. Fossil ID

    Hello! Help please to identify this fossil. May be bone, but I dont know if fishes have such structure of bones... Max lenght ~ 4 mm. Probably Middle Miocene. Western Ukraine. Thanks!
  3. Shark tooth ID

    Hello! Help please to id this tooth. Height-7 mm. Probably Miocene. Western Ukraine. Thanks!
  4. What is it 2?

    Help please to identify this fossil. Age: Middle Miocene. Size - 3,5 mm. Location: Western Ukraine. Thanks in advance!
  5. What is it 1?

    Hello! Help please to identify it. Age: I dont know know age... There are deposits of Middle Miocene and some redeposits from Cretaceus-Paleogene. Size of stone - 9 mm. Size of object ~ 0,6 mm. Location: Western Ukraine. Thanks in advance!
  6. Hello all. A decade ago, before I started keeping proper track of the specimens I own, I purchased a partial femur specimen (for context, it was fairly cheap, less than $150 I think). Anyway, I 'think' that it was from a Hadrosaur, but I don't think the seller knew for sure -- and I know for sure that I don't know for sure! Anyway, I don't recall the formation (I'm going to guess Judith River, but that's based on very little). Any, if anyone is able to readily identify/confirm that the partial femur is from a hadrosaur, or from something else, I'd deeply appreciate it. The specimen is highly mineralized and heavy; please see photos. Thanks!
  7. newly found fossil

    i found this cool fossil while deer hunting... i stepped on it and it made a funny 'tint' sound. like tile on concrete and got my attention, if anyone know what it is, please help thanks its about 10 inches long and pieces together
  8. Wondering what this might be

    Found in Southwest Missouri. I was guessing Gastropod?
  9. Vertebrae or Concretions?

    Still learning my formations. Found these close to the bottom of the Dakota Sandstone formation in Kansas.
  10. Hello crew. I was wondering if you all might help with identification of this egg. It was given to me as a gift, about 20 years ago. It's from Hong Kong (which makes me immediately suspicious). I checked out the thread on how to identify a fake, but not being an expert, I really can't tell one way or another. Now if it were a 60s Mustang, or a vintage computer, I could for sure tell you all about it! Hoping you brave souls might take a crack (haha) at verifying whether not it's real, and what species it might be if it were. It looks great on my hutch behind my desk regardless, so no need to be gentle. Thank you for your time!
  11. Florida Fossil Femur Head - Equus?

    Hello, This is the proximal head of a fossilized femur that I bought a few months back at a rock shop. The only collection info I know is that it’s from Florida, and by the looks of it it’s probably from the Peace River. After doing some amateur study I’m pretty sure this is the end of a horse femur, though of course I have been very wrong before and so would like some more thoughts/opinions. Unfortunately the place where the third trochanter would be is broken off which makes identification more difficult. Many thanks!
  12. Fossil bone or rock?

    Hello, I found this at Charmouth and am wondering if it was a bone and if so what sort of bone?
  13. Shark tooth embedded in bone?

    Hi everyone, A friend found this bone with what looks like a shark tooth embedded into it while he was hunting in Bakersfield near Shark Tooth Hill. Does it look like an embedded shark tooth? and what type of shark do you think it could be from? He found several Hastalis and Planus teeth in the same layer. I really appreciate all the help the community has provided me. I learn something new every time. Thanks!
  14. Hi, i have found this really nice specimen in a shop i have trust in. The seller managed to keep prices very low because he buy directly from Who finds the fossils and i already bought some really nice fossils from his shop. I don't have any gastrolite and this seems legit to me. The seller says it has been found in an area rich of dinosaur fossils and that the stone is very different from other rocks in that area as far as surface polishing. I know the only method to be almost sure a Stone is a gastrolite is to find it in proximity of dinosaur bones. So i know you can't confirm if this is a gastrolite, i Just want to know if there is any sign It is not a gastrolite. Thanks everyone in advance.
  15. Hi everybody! Today i want to kindly ask you help for the correct ID of this trilobite. My choice is Morocops ovatus but obviously i prefer to listen the ideas of experts (@piranha @Kane @Tidgy's Dad and more). I'm thankful to everyone who want to participate at the topic Here are the info: Origin: Jbel Zguilma (Foum Zguid), near Alnif, Morocco Age: Emsian, Devonian Lenght: 5.5 cm / 2.16 inches The trilobite is not in my hands, the photos are from the seller. Thanks and have a wonderful weekend!
  16. Afternoon all. I am relatively new to fossil collecting and identification (having collected only a small amount over the years on Manitoulin Island not far from where I am currently live in northern Ontario. I am writing this posts as the title suggests to inquire about Arthropleura fossils and how to properly identify one/what they even look like? I known that trace fossils created by this species exist, but is it possible to also find fossilized body segments, such as plates? I thought I seen one that had indentations of sorts (almost like little holes but not quite) on it but am not sure if that is what you would expect from a fossilized plate of this species. I was browsing around the web hoping to purchase a specimen for my growing collection but would love to know a little more about what I should be looking for. Any help would be greatly appreciated, and if this is not the area for this post, my apologies and I will gladly move it to the appropriate forum. Cheers!
  17. Hi all, I've been working on the pit 11 concretions I collected this summer and some difficult identifications have piled up. These might not be preserved enough to be identifiable but they seem preserved decently enough that some people might have a better idea for identification. Any help is appreciated. Measurements are the lengths of the fossil and not the concretion. The first fossil measures 30 mm across. This seems like it's probably just a weird shrimp molt? Fossil #2 measures 15 mm across. I don't hold out much hope for this one as it's rather broken up and lacks detail but it superficially resembles a Dithyrocaris sp. carapace. Fossil #3 is quite possibly not a fossil at all but the texture and color difference in the concretion is distinct enough to consider the possibility. It is 20 mm tall and 15 mm wide at widest point.
  18. fossil bone identification help

    found in kansas, any info appreciated. Lighter for scale
  19. Parking Lot Paredolia?

    I live in Central Wisconsin and have been finding several interesting looking rocks in scattered among landscaping in a parking lot. Here's one of the stranger ones. Total length is about 7 cm. Detail shot is of bottom of specimen. I've also made a 3d scan and uploaded to Sketchfab. I can provide more pictures by request. Thank you for your time!
  20. Shark Teeth Identification (Cretolamna?)

    Below are five shark teeth I am trying to make sure I have identified correctly. Teeth 1-4 were found in North Myrtle Beach, though I do not know where tooth 5 is from. I believe that #2, #3, and #4 are C. Appendiculata, but am not confident in that. I wonder if #1 is as well, the shape seems a bit different in my opinion. Thanks!
  21. Hi everyone! I saw these few mosasaur teeth online for pretty cheap and I'm wondering if they are real?
  22. Hello! Does anyone know of any good references for differentiating between Oreodont and camel dentition, particularly in regards to the little jaw sections that are frequently found in White River deposits? I’ve been unable to find any good literature on the topic and am having some difficulty with differentiating between the two.
  23. Fish Fossil Identification

    Can anyone please help identify this fish fossil? Thanks!
  24. User friendly Invertebrate fossil guide

    Thanks to my recent forays into the depths of paleontology academia, a new contact at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln sent me the link to this free publication. While the art is a bit, um...well, you will see, I had my reservations...but this is a handy guide for fossil hunters, particularly newbies and youngsters in my opinion. While written with Nebraska inverts in mind, it will be a useful reference for just about anyone. I admit, i learned a few things! Record in Rock: A Handbook of the Invertebrate Fossils of Nebraska Roger K. Pabian Anyway, via the free digital commons at UNL: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__digitalcommons.unl.edu_cgi_viewcontent.cgi-3Farticle-3D1002-26context-3Dconservationsurvey&d=DwMGaQ&c=DwXS7JuQSqHJbC-G1sthng&r=7ti8Y0Kje7atvlMPwljPq5q_OneMv_iJXoTY9cY7QCY&m=ljwm_2jDjaGm8VsOm0YAsuhsrRuI40Dj2PZl5y_PIJo&s=9dVvxFcO5LceztpM8OCcAnP8zM3eLttRjEWNbRNzgpE&e=
  25. Identification

    I also need help identifying this Shark I bought it a couple years back?
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