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Found 7 results

  1. Unknown unknown

    I noticed this in my garage recently, and was diverted from the task at hand by the need to blow the dust out of it and have a look. About all I know is that it's from Maine. Most of the rocks are mid Devonian or lower marine formations. There is a chance it's from up in the county (Aroostook) where I've collected terrestrial plants. Scale in mm
  2. Proetid

    Just cleaning up a few finds from the Hungry Hollow Member (Mid-Devonian, Arkona, Ontario). I am awful at discerning between proetids based on certain fragments, so was hoping for an assist as to whether it is a Pseudodechenella or Crassiproetus. If memory serves, one has a bigger anterior cephalic brim. I can usually tell them apart if I have the pygidium (Crassiproetus has a more rounded, effaced one). I’m leaning more toward Pseudodechenella. Once the genus can be nailed down, I have a question about size ranges that I haven't come across in the literature. When measured around the curve of the glabella, I get 2.5 cm. That seems fairly large for examples I've seen elsewhere. That would have made this trilobite, whole, about 7+ cm (sag.). That seems a bit too big for most proetids I've encountered.
  3. ? Bivalve

    Hi everyone, My sons found these in the back yard. I know they are some kind of clam, but not sure about specifics. They have pretty amazing details on them. Thanks in advance for any info.
  4. Paulding, OH (July 8, 2018)

    Whelp, patience pays off. I got a new species for my Paulding list today: Basidechenella lucasensis Since this photo was taken, I've exposed all of the fossil. Most of it is there except the left librigena and left side of pygidium. I'm very happy with it, nonetheless. I'll post pics when the prep is complete. I won't post all of today's finds, but here are a couple other highlights (for me at least ): Not sure yet if this is Stropheodonta titan or Megastrophia concava, but this is a nice monster that will prep out nicely. This is a really nice horn coral, because it is large and complete from the tip of the base to the tip of the calyx. It will prep out beautifully.
  5. IMG_1064.JPG

    From the album Hungry Hollow Fossil Pictures

    I found this Icriodus michiganus n sp conodont plus an ostracod on a hash plate , there was also a jaw with teeth on it on the same hash plate , it's from the Arkona formation,Hungry Hollow, South Pit, its mid Devonian. I collected it last year on a CCFMS club sanctioned field trip .
  6. Arkona 17/09/30

    Yesterday, Deb and I spent four hours at our usual spot in Arkona looking specifically in the Widder Fm for Greenops and other related goodies. It was one of those lovely days where it isn't too hot or too chilly to get some real hammer time. First up is the bench I'll be working. This is from the very beginning of the day, left and right shots. I've been working on this bench for the last four or so trips. Where all the tools are resting is just below the rich Tornoceras layer wherein are also found a higher probability of full Greenops. Much of the stuff on top of that is bits or just brachs, shale that is dense and shatters or just comes out in chips. For this trip, I'll be focusing on following the "Torno layer" to the left and right of this bench, but it may also require some approaches from the top, and that means a heck of a lot of overburden and blank shale to remove (and I forgot to bring the pickaxe this time - derp!). And this is what it looked like after four hours. Sorry for the choppiness of the image as it was my attempt to stitch three shots in a panoramic. The second shot shows it from a distance, and the third shot where I am gradually connecting my bench to Deb's bench to the left.
  7. Dipleura dekayi

    From the album Fossildude's Middle Devonian Hamilton Group Fossils

    Dipleura dekayi, cephalon, and thorax/pygidium from separate individuals. Middle Devonian, Moscow Formation, Hamilton Group. Deep Springs Road, Lebanon, NY

    © © 2014 Tim Jones