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Found 115 results

  1. Beach Find from Portugal

    Hello from Portugal! A 100% layman here. Not even sure if this is in fact a fossil, but am very intrigued by its shape. Seems partially fossilized - the sides are stoney and symmetrically flanking what appears to be a fragment of some form of segmented exoskeleton (?) which seems quite hard and strong despite its flakey appearance. I found it in the Algarve, at Galé Beach / Praia de Galé in Albufeira, Portugal. Have you seen similar finds? So interested in hearing your thoughts! PS I tried to provide useful photos, definitely let me know if I can do better to enhance the inspection!
  2. Portugal tooth ID

    Hi everyone, I was checking out this tooth chunk from Portugal that the seller had loosely IDed as Ceratosaur indet. I wanted to know what you folks may think about it. The tooth chunk has serrations on both sides so could this help for an ID? Tooth size is 22.61mm x 18.04mm x 8.13mm Originates from the Lourinha FM in Portugal
  3. I’ve been slowly working on improving our Jurassic dinosaur fossil collection. One of the major goals has been expanding beyond North America and the Morrison Formation. We recently picked up two fossils that accomplish that goal. Up first we we have a pretty nice sauropod tooth from Madagascar. This is from what is usually referred to as the Isalo III Formation. I believe the Sakahara formation would be the more accurate name given this comes from Andronomamy. This tooth is kind of interesting. It matches the Eusauropoda morphology of a paper published on sauropod teeth from Madagascar. I researched this a bit further to see if I could maybe get it to a family level. This tooth seemed be close to the morphology of the French sauropod Vouivria, which is a basal Brachiosaurid. Based on what I read, Vouivria was described from material that had been assigned to Lapparentosaurus which is what I thought this tooth might be except it doesn’t match the morphology of the Brachiosaurid/Titanosauriformes teeth in the paper. After my brain imploded from trying to figure this out, I decided to just say we have a nice Eusauropoda tooth from Madagascar lol
  4. Lourinhã FM tooth

    I recently acquired this tooth from a seller in Portugal and was wondering if an ID could be found on this tooth. From my understanding, the Lourinhã Formation is similar to the Morrison Formation but isn't as well described. Basic info about the tooth: Lourinhã FM in Portugal Size: - 6.98mm x 3.42mm x 2.35mm For now I'll just keep it labelled Theropod indet
  5. Tiger shark

    From the album Fossil Collection

  6. Mako shark

    From the album Fossil Collection

  7. Echinolampas hemisphaerica

    From the album Fossil Collection

  8. Vertebra "in situ"

    From the album Fossil Collection

  9. shark tooth "in situ"

    From the album Fossil Collection

  10. "Baby" Clypeaster

    From the album Fossil Collection

  11. Clypeaster "in situ"

    From the album Fossil Collection

  12. Isurus sp.

    From the album Fossil Collection

  13. 2 teeth in situ

    From the album Fossil Collection

  14. New paper with many specimens collected by GEAL - Museu da Lourinhã over the years. https://www.app.pan.pl/article/item/app006612019.html?fbclid=IwAR09IwGaqSwSJaxMS0BGbz3CVFUMxbq0yAzrC5QSwypxm-xrMeccQFQCrhk
  15. Stingray barb

    From the album Fossil Collection

  16. New paper providing us more info on the Ornithopods of the Lourinhã Formation Abstract: Ornithopods are one of the most speciose group of herbivorous dinosaurs, rising during the Jurassic and getting extinct at the Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary. However, most of the attention has been given to derived forms (hadrosaurids). Herein, cranial and post-cranial ornithopod material from the Upper Jurassic Lourinhã Formation and housed at Museu da Lourinhã is described and discussed. http://app.pan.pl/article/item/app006612019.html
  17. Seed pod ID request #2

    Here is the second seed pod(?) from Portugal. I have no other information, sorry.
  18. Seed pod ID request

    Good afternoon folks. I have a seed pod that I purchased about ten years ago from Portugal that in dire need of an identification. All the information I have is it was found in Serra de Valongo, Portugal. And it was found in shale???? Help please.
  19. https://www.newsweek.com/dinosaur-era-frilled-shark-insane-teeth-found-portugal-708764
  20. Heteraster?

    From the album Fossil Collection

  21. Crab "in situ"

    From the album Fossil Collection

  22. Hi there! Now that Christmas and New Year's are done, I'm trying to continue organizing and labeling my fossils before I head back to work on Monday. I'm hoping I can get some help from you regarding the identities of 2 specimens: Specimen #1: a brachiopod from the Miocene (Burdigalian) of Sesimbra, Portugal: Specimen #2: two fish from the Eocene Green River Formation of Kemmerer, Wyoming: (fish on the left:) (fish on the right:) Thanks in advance for your help! Monica
  23. Possible shell fossil?

    Hello everyone, I'm new to this forum! My name is Patricia and I live in Portugal, Europe. I found this item which seems to be fossilized and I was hoping you could help me confirm this suspicion of mine and possibly ID it aswell. It is totally made of rock but it seems like it has the form of a conch shell. I found it in Portugal, Algarve, at the beach of Portimão. As you can see it's about 4 cm long. Thanks for your time!