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Found 55 results

  1. Graptolite fossil

    Hello all. I was wondering if anyone would perhaps known enough about graptolites to possibly be able to tell me a little bit more about the specimen pictured (if the picture allows, what species perhaps)? I found it years ago when collecting fossils on Manitoulin Island (about 1.30h from where I live in Northern Ontario) if this helps at all.
  2. I see that the genus Sigilmassasaurus have been deleted from many paleontology lists about the Kem Kem group fauna. Is Sigilmassasaurus a species of the genus Spinosaurus? Sigilmassasaurus and Spinosaurus aegyptiacus is the same species?
  3. What makes a species a species? Why are these two both the same species, canis familiaris, And these two completely different
  4. Im not sure if this is the right topic to post this. I was at some locations yesterday and a guy had some kind of app/website that showed species from that location. I forgot to ask him the name of it. The location was ignaberga sweden. It had all the kinds of species listed there. Maybe someone knows the website or some website like that?
  5. Location is hällekis kinnekulle
  6. Hello all! This is a little photo project I've been working on for a while. When I first started Fossil Hunting I was content to collect whatever. Then I was excited about Identifying what I was finding. The education continued and now I work to identify the geological formations I am collecting in and am able to know what fossils to look for in what areas. The Pocket Texas Geology website is invaluable for finding out the formation of a specific area (while not 100 percent accurate, it's pretty good). So I wanted to create a post that would help with Central Texas Cretaceous Fossil Identification and this Species by Formation post. There are a couple of great websites for North Texas Fossil ID, but none (that I am aware of) for specifically Central Texas. I am considering Central Texas to be the counties of Hays, Travis, Comal, Blanco, Bexar, Kendell, Williamson, Hill, Burnet, Llano, Bell, Coryell, McLennon and Bosque. And bear in mind, this is not a comprehensive list of all species found in these formations...still working on THAT! But this is what I have found and ID'd so far. I believe it contains MOST of the more commonly found fossils, plus some uncommon fossils. If you see a mis-identification, please let me know! Also, there are more formations than I am presenting, but these have been the most accessible to me. I will list them by ascending order of time period. My time periods are approximate. (Be aware, I am not a geologist nor paleontologist, just an avid amateur, so take it for what it's worth! ) Cretaceous Formations: Glen Rose, Walnut, Comanche Peak, Edwards , Georgetown, Buda, and Austin Chalk. Glen Rose Formation 106-110 MYA (Upper and Lower Glen Rose combined here) ECHINOIDS Row 1. Row 2. Row 3. Row 4. Row 5. Row 6. 1. Hyposalenia phillipsae Echinothurid plates Plagiochasma texanum 2, Goniopygus sp. Pygopyrina hancockensis Paraorthopsis comalensis 3. Loriolia rosana Goniopygus whitneyi Pseudodiadema aguilerai 4. Polydiadema travisensis Leptosalenia texana Hetearaster texanus 5. Coenholectypus sp. Pliotoxaster comanchei Phymosoma texana 6. Cidarid sp. Heteraster obliquetus Paracidarid texanus ECHINODERMATA ETC. 1. 2. 1. Unknown Crinoid Isocrinus annulatus Echinoderm Madreporite 2. Balanocidarid Spine Echinoid Spine Balanocidarid Spine AMMONITES 1. . Engonoceras piedernales Hypacanthoplites mayfieldensis DECAPODS 1. 2. 1. Crab Claw Unknown Crab Claw Unknown Pagurus banderiensis 2. Pagurus banderiensis Pagurus banderiensis Pagurus banderiensis ETCETERA 1. 2. 3. 1. Porocystis globularis Fish Pycnodont Teeth Turtle Bone Fragment 2. Foramnifera Orbitolina (group) Foramnifera Orbitolina (single) Coral Heliopora labyrinthicum 3. Spirobus Worm Annelid Worm GASTROPODS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5, 6. 7. 1. Neritina sp Semineritina apparata Pleutomaria glenrosensis 2. Natica texana Nerinia texana Nerinia harrisi 3. Fusus haysensis Turbo cuyleri Anchura monolifera 4. Cerithium blancoesnsis Unknown Gastropod Unknown Gastropod 5. Nerinia incisa Pseudomelania pupoides Tylostoma traviensis 6. Natica traski Cerithium bullardi Nerinia aquilina 7.. Tylostoma turmidum Purpuroides harperi Lunatia praegrandis BIVALVES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9 10. Other Bivalves : 11. 12. 13 . BIVALVES 1. Lima wacoensis Arca texana Ludbrookia arivechensis 2. Trigonia whitneyi Exogyra paupercula Plicatula parkerae 3. Brachidontes pedernalis Chlamys santoni Granocardium pseudopendens 4. Neithia occidentalis Cardium congestum Arctica comalensis 5. Pinna comancheana Granicardium pendens Fimbria hamiltonae 6. Trigonia gordoni Homomya comalensis Laternula simodsi 7. Psilomya walker Trigonia wendleri Homomya knowltoni 8. Tapes decepta Panopea henselli Arctica texana 9. Psilomya banderiensis Protocardia texana Arca medialis 10. Cyprimeria texana Idonearca terminalis Arctica roemeri 11. Lopha comalensis Ceratosterean texanum Exogyra guadalupae 12. Peilinia crenulimargo Liostrea ragsdalei 13. RUDISTS: Monopleura sp. Toucasia sp. Kimbleia capacis
  7. Nautiloid

    I would like to make a entry to the collections data base and have been working on the different tags. I’m having trouble with genus and species. My geology maps say Silurian, I have narrowed it down to the Ludlum period, and believe extinction may have occurred during the Mulde event (an anoxic event) First time attempting to do this, any help at all will be appreciated.
  8. Lake Texoma fossils

    Found a bunch of these in Lake Texoma. Ammonites but can you tell the age or species ? How hard is it to find a whole one over there in Lake Texoma, TX. Can I clean some of them up ?
  9. Differentiating crocodilians

    Is it generally impossible to distinguish different croc species, even from just half a dozen from a certain location, by most individual bones, like humerus’/arm/leg bones, and individual verts? I know experts can definitely do so if they have the bone in-hand, and proper tools, but in THIS situation, through just pics, there’s not much that can be done unless there’s something that stands out, like unusually large size or something, is there?
  10. fossil museum(kids), horn coral?

    Here is my next one that, as best I can tell is mineralized/geode-type horn coral? Also found in the St. Louis area when I was a kid. Am I correct? thanks!! Bone
  11. Hi I heard there are two Judith River Formation Daspletosaur species, an earlier one and older, is this true? Because the Daspletosaurus specimen Sir William being an older species from 79 to 77.5 mya and possibly D.torosus, D.honeri or another new species being the younger Daspletosaur species from 77.5 to 75 mya. Or is it just one Daspletosaurus in the Formation?
  12. Thysanopeltis ID

    I bought this large semi disarticulated thysanopeltis trilobite on a bit of a whim. It arrived today and overall I'm quite pleased. I'm wondering if anyone can help point me to a species or can comment on the level of restoration. I believe the majority of the spines on (its) right hand side of the pydium are carved and painted. There's probably more restoration elsewhere (I expected as much when I bought it) but it's hard to tell. Any other opinions would be appreciated. Unfortunately I don't have any locality information, and as it was labeled as a cornuproetus I doubt the seller knows too much about it either.
  13. Crab species

    Good evening folks. I have several crab caprice that all look like the same species to me. Can anyone tell me if I'm correct and what species they are. Sorry, no information other than "some of Grandpa's rocks" .
  14. Hi I found this with the rest of my fossil replicas and was wondering if it could be a Rex tooth or another type of Tyrannosaur tooth. I don’t know if I can post this here or get an ID on it since it’s a replica but I got it at the Royal Tyrell Museum in Drumheller, Canada it’s a replica of one of there specimens. And I just wanted to know what it could be since it seemed strange to me on how skinny and long it is, Thank you!!
  15. Two Horn Coral species ID

    First picture is from shores of Lake Erie and I'm wondering if anyone can ID what species of horn coral this is. Second picture I'm looking for the same information. Thank you!
  16. What species of coral?

    Hi last year my moms friend went to Egypt and when she was there she found some fossils for me. This is one of them it’s unknown coral from the cretaceous of Egypt not too far from Cairo. Does anyone know what type or species of coral thanks!
  17. A blog from the Phil Currie Dinosaur museum talking about dinosaur generas and species https://dinomuseum.ca/2019/12/17/how-many-kind-of-dinosaurs-were-there/ @fossilsonwheels
  18. Ammonite Species

    ok to Dinosaur World, Plant City and there is this museum that has load of fossils and also has an exploration cave show in there and has loads of ammonite fossils but for 3 pics of these ammonite fossils is i dont know the species and the genus of them.
  19. Need help

    so i went to Orlando Science Center today for the Dino Digs exhibition but in Jurassic Ridge dig pit area i know that there is a Camptosaurus, Camarasaurus, Ceratosaurus and a Stegosaurus, but there is some species and genus of dinosaurs and other animals that i dont know what there like take for example the turtle shell, the alligator crocodile like animal fossil, the ankylosaur like fossil and that bone that i dont know what species does it belong to and that nest that i don't know which dinosaur does it belong to.
  20. What Species is this?

    Hello, Can anyone identify this Fossil? Thanks for the help.
  21. Unknown tyrannosaur

    Hi I found this and am wondering is this a new species of tyrannosaur I don’t think it’s albertosaurus libratus because it is in a collection with gorgosaurus libratus and albertosaurus sarcophagcus so if it was albertosaurus libratus there would not be any specimens named gorgosaurus libratus there are other specimens then just this tooth too any information? Thanks.
  22. Shark Tooth ID

    Hello, I found this tooth on a beach in New Zealand (north island) in 2006. I am wondering what it is from? It is about 10cm long by 6 cm wide (at top), and all white as can be seen.
  23. Collecting trilobites

    Hey! This might be the wrong thread/topic but here it goes. I recently started collecting different species of trilobites. It would have been interesting to see what species others have collected and whether you can refer to some species in a medium price range that is worth collecting. I have a desire to compile a list for myself with different species that I can follow. Someone who has / knows about fine trilobites that are worth collecting? These are the species I have collected so far: - Flexicalymene sp (morocco) - Flexicalymene retrorsa - Coltraneia oufatensis - Hollardops mesocristata - Hollardops sp. - Ductina vietnamica - Elrathia kingi - Different phacops sp. - andalusiana cambropallas - Some unidentified species (will be posting pictures, some of you probably know) Thanks!
  24. Species of ammonite?

    Could someone please ID the species of this ammonite? It was found at Lyme Regis. Also, could it be a rare species?
  25. Indeterminate tooth for sale

    Hello everyone. I saw this tooth being sold that was labeled as indeterminate, dinosaur tooth which is Moroccan and is 1.6cm. Does anyone have any suggestions or know what species it could be? Thanks.
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