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Found 230 results

  1. Anthracothere Phalanx (found 2017)

    From the album Fossils From Bouldnor, Isle of Wight

    Proximal phalange from an anthracothere, probably Bothriodon based on its large size (43 mm long). Collected on the coastline at Bouldnor on the Isle of Wight in the UK. Upper Hamstead Member of the Bouldnor Formation (approx. 32 Ma)
  2. Anthracothere Tooth (found 2014)

    From the album Fossils From Bouldnor, Isle of Wight

    Tooth from an anthracothere, probably Bothriodon or Elomeryx. Collected on the coastline at Bouldnor on the Isle of Wight in the UK. Upper Hamstead Member of the Bouldnor Formation (approx. 32 Ma)
  3. Anthracothere Tooth (found 2014)

    From the album Fossils From Bouldnor, Isle of Wight

    Tooth from an anthracothere, probably Bothriodon or Elomeryx. Collected on the coastline at Bouldnor on the Isle of Wight in the UK. Upper Hamstead Member of the Bouldnor Formation (approx. 32 Ma)
  4. Bothriodon Jaw (found 2014)

    From the album Fossils From Bouldnor, Isle of Wight

    A large fragment of mammalian jaw belonging to the anthracotheriid Bothriodon. Collected on the coastline at Bouldnor on the Isle of Wight in the UK. Upper Hamstead Member of the Bouldnor Formation (approx. 32 Ma)
  5. Partial skull purchased many years ago. From Dakota Buhle { ? } Fm. About 2 1/2 " long. Ideas ?? Thanks.
  6. Large Oligocene Fossil

    This fossil was found by my uncle on the beaches of Onslow county in North Carolina. The fossil is roughly 18-19 inches long and 3-4 inches in width at its base. Any help is appreciated, ty.j
  7. White River Astragalus

    I found this little astragalus with PaleoProspectors in Wyoming in late July of this past summer. It was found during the day spent on a ranch with White River Formation Oligocene exposures. I was wondering what animal it belonged to. Leptomeryx? Poebrotherium? some sort of oreodont?
  8. Parodotus cf. benedeni (Le Hon 1871)

    From the album Pisces

    32mm. Not so sure about the info and determination on this one, therefore the cf. Picked it up on an internet auction where the only information I could get was "Parotodus, South Carolina". However, with the help of the friends on the id forum I was able to narrow down the id and also am pretty certain that it was found in a river in the Oligocene.
  9. Onslow Beach find

    Good afternoon, I found this item during a during a pre Hurricane Florence visit to Onslow Beach. It seems to have some earmarks of a bone but the shape is very unusual. I am also leaning towards it being an interesting piece of nothing.Thank you in advance for any and all assistance.
  10. These toe bones were found in association with a ton of fragments. Quite a puzzle! Any idea from these tiny hooves what I might be working on?
  11. I posted a topic - Middle Devonian of Livingston County New York - recently and decided to include the other shelves in the display case. Also a fellow member requested to see more in the room so its their fault I had many more Oligocene fossils at one time and this is what I kept over the years (either I found it or it means something to me). Im sure there will be questions for me. Thanks, Mikeymig
  12. My wife and I found these small jaw fragments in W. Nebraska earlier this month. Not sure of the ID's. Each is about 3 cm long. Help is appreciated! Jaw 1 Jaw 2 Jaw 3 Jaw 4 Jaw 5
  13. Strange Marks on Shell?

    This shell was found in-situ in a late Oligocene formation. The site represents a shallow tropical near-shore environment in what is now the Gulf of Mexico. What is strange to me is the unusual marking on it that I have not been able to determine the identity of. I want to say that it is a bite mark from something, but I really have no idea as this is really not my area of expertise. Edit: I am not referring to the borehole produced by a predatory snail, but the scratch marks near it. I figured that it would at least make for an interesting conversation. The shell measures about 2" across.
  14. Dapalis minutus (Blainville, 1818)

    Lit.: Gaudant, J., et al., The uppermost Oligocene of Aix-en-Provence (Bouches-du-Rhône, Southern France): A Cenozoic brackish subtropical Konservat-Lagerstätte, with fishes, insects and plants. C. R. Palevol (2017), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2017.08.002
  15. Dapalis macrurus AGASSIZ, 1834

    From the album Vertebrates

    Dapalis macrurus AGASSIZ, 1834 Oligocene Radomir Bulgaria Length 8cm
  16. Dapalis minutus BLAINVILLE, 1818

    From the album Vertebrates

    Dapalis minutus BLAINVILLE, 1818 Oligocene Cereste France
  17. Caranx cf. glarisianus AGASSIZ, 1844

    Lit.: N. Micklich and N. Parin (1996) The fishfauna of Frauenweiler (Middle Oligocene, Rupelian; Germany): First results of a review. Publicaciones Especiales Instituto Espanol Oceanographia 21, 1996, 129-148.
  18. Mesohippus bairdi formation?

    Hi guys, I recently acquired a piece of fossil Mesohippus teeth that apparently originated from the White River Badlands of South Dakota. The fossil however does not contain any info about what formation it came from. Does anyone have any idea as to what formation it could have come from?
  19. Hi all, For my birthday (some days ago, the 16th) I got a fantastic fossil fish from my sister! Behold, a Dapalis macrurus from the location Céreste (France). It’s from the Rupelian stage of the Oligocene (30 my). Now I was just wondering if anyone knew which formation this fish comes from? I’d love to have that info! Best regards, Max
  20. Looking for ID help.

    Hello! We took a short trip to Summerville yesterday & had a good haul. This is the item we are most interested in knowing more about if anyone can help. Thanks!
  21. unknown teeth

  22. Hi, I've just got back from one of my collecting trips to Bouldnor Cliff and picked up an odd mammal tooth crown that I was hoping I may be able to get some help with. The specimen constitutes part of the crown and the roots of an as of yet unidentified tooth (possibly molar?). What struck me about it upon picking it up is that the morphology of the tooth and it's roots do not resemble the usual (and common) dental material from Bothriodont anthracotheres which constitute the vast majority of mammal finds from the upper Hamstead Mbr. I've compared it to the Bothriodon teeth and jaws in my collection and can't find a match with either upper, lower or anterior dentition. The specimen (although partial) is also considerably bigger than the anthracothere teeth, so all in all I feel fairly secure in eliminating them as a possibility. I was wondering if it's possible this may be a piece of entelodont tooth. The Entelodontidae are represented in the upper Hamstead Mbr. by Entelodon magnum, although the material is restricted to isolated teeth and very rare. Unfortunately the occlusal surface is missing which makes it impossible to determine whether the tooth was bunodont or not, however the crown does seem to be quite "bulbous" at it's boundary with the roots, which is a feature I've seen in some entelodont teeth before. That said I don't want to rush to conclusions. If anyone has an experience with entelodont teeth or material and is able to help it would be much appreciated, as this would be a particularly exciting find! Thank you, Theo 1. Lateral view showing contact between crown and roots 2. Lateral view showing the surface where the tooth has been broken revealing inner dentine 3. Occlusal view 4. View of the partial roots on the underside of the specimen 4.
  23. Summerville June 05 2017

    From the album Summerville, SC Fossil Hunts

    Physogaleus contortus Galeocerdo aduncus
  24. Summerville May 12 2017

  25. Summerville June 02 2017

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