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Found 33 results

  1. Tiny fossils?

    Hi, I was out looking for fossils at Kinnekulle in Sweden and found these in the slate. I'm wondering if they may possibly be very small fossils? each one measures approximately 3 millimeters. Anyone know what they might be?
  2. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190116111008.htm
  3. The Ordovician of Oland

    phosphthesi about 36 MB ******************** Phosphatized echinoderm remains from the upper lower Ordovician strata of northern Oland,Sweden preservation,taxonomy and evolution Magnus Svensson Examens arbete i Geologi vid Lunds Universitete n 105/1999 ******************** diacritics omitted("Oeland") Could the bee have any more knees? Nope. characterization:Monograph/thesis. 54 pages excluding bibliography
  4. Nileus armadillo

    From the album Trilobites

    Ordovician - Haellekis, Sweden
  5. problematica/incertae sedis from Europe

    THES about 10 MB generally quoted as being "unpublished" Fredrik Jerre: Silurian Conulariids from the Visby Beds,Gotland Examensarbeten I Geologi vid Lunds Univeristet,1988/n.25 recommended
  6. Sponge on a stick...

    Hi again, Didn't think I should bother you guys with another sponge, but this is a bit peculiar and I can't find anything about sponges on sticks? This was found in the Kristianstad Basin, Cretaceous period. It is heavily erroded and mineralized, but probably a sponge. It seems to have a circular growth around what seems to be a stick of some sort. They seem proprotional, so I figure they grew together, but they might not be the same spieces? (the stick + the sponge). The images does not make the fossil justice, but it is a very voluminoes sponge with bulges that reminds of glass sponge. The stick is circular in the bottom and more flatt in the top. It might not have reached tremendous heights...? Questions: Would a sponge grow on a stick? Why would a sponge need to reach height if it is not drawing energy from sunlight? How would a sponge like this pump water? I can't find any "sucking holes" Shouldn't a sponge with sticks be more branching? More than one branch? All the best/ Linus
  7. @Linus told me a wonderful story about treasuring precious times with the people you love... whether or not you find what you think you are looking for. I immediately realized I had another similar, WONDERFUL stone. It appears to be “chock full” of interesting flora and fauna! @Linus, I truly hope this is also a Skanör fossil!
  8. Hi again. Location Sweden, Kristianstad, upper or lower cretaceous, underwater, sponge. This one I think I've ID'd, but there are a few things that doesn't feel comfortable. I think it is a Siphonia pyriformis. But there are a few problems. 1. there are two indentations, both in top and bottom. (and not one in top and an extruded stalk in bottom). 2. The size is quite oversized compared to the Siphonia Pyriformis I've seen on images of. This has bowlingball size. 3. There seems to be a wore down cushion pattern that doesn't fit with Siphonia Pyriformis at smaller sizes. Best regards/ Linus
  9. Hi, I think this thing looks stunning. The shape is gorgeous. And big! Location is Sweden, Kristianstad. Period should be cretaceous, upper or lower. Probably grew quite deep under water? All other fossils so far on this particular location have been sponges. I've gone through all sponges for the cretaceous period at cretaceous.de, but haven't found anything that looks like it? In the bottom center, there is a mark that looks like it been attached to something. On the top, there are grooves, as if something perhaps was attached to the top? Or maybe not? This piece also have other fossils ingrown. Some of the other fossils I've found was ingrowns from similar items, and not burrow casts as I initially thought. In the bottom center there seems to be a flower shape with 5 bulges. I would be grateful for any help! All the best/ Linus Edit: I think it looks something like this when complete?
  10. Swedish ammonite?

    Hello, I recently recieved an unidentified ammonite as a present and was told it came from Gotland, Sweden. However, I cannot find any information on ammonite finds from Gotland, and it looks a lot like a Madagascan Perisphinctes to me. Any thoughts? The scale is in centimeters.
  11. What kind of fossil is this?

    Does anyone know what kind of fossil this is? Found on Ivön from the Creatous period!
  12. https://imgur.com/Si8x5Ve This fossil was found near the gate of Lergrav while I was on summer vacation in 2016. A somewhat famous rock formation on the north eastern side of the island of Gotland in the Baltic sea. These rock formations are known to locals as a Rauk. The main fossil is roughly 5 cm long brick red in colour with a grey segment from another individual about a centimetre long also located in the same stone. As Gotland is mainly made up from sedimentary rock from the ordoviscian and silurian mainly limestone that is when I assume the fossil is from. The fossil is seemingly made up of rows of square segments.
  13. Fossils in Swedish limestone

    Hi Guys, My Swedish limestone floors are full of fossils. Mostly ortoceratit but I have a couple I haven't been able to identify. First on out is the one I call "the tooth" or "The middle finger". The second one is what I'm calling the Jelly fish. Anyone know what fossils theese are? Attaching a overview picture of the floors aswell, perhaps someone sees something nice.
  14. ID Request - Teeth

    ID Request - Anyone know what these fossilized teeth might belong to? It measures 19 x 9 x 9 mm. I believe it’s one premolar and two molars from a herbivorous mammal (pre last glacial period?). I found it inside the chalk cliffs of Ven island, in the Øresund strait between Sweden and Denmark.
  15. The photo below shows a section of a small piece of Cambrian material from Kinnekulle, Sweden which I recently acquired. The material is, I believe, anthroconite or orsten (limestone) found in lenses in Alum Shale. The disarticulated trilobite shields that populate the surface are from the tiny Agnostus pisiformis. My question is this: What is the very thin white layer that covers parts of the trilobites - both the pieces where the dorsal/convex side of the shell is exposed and where the ventral/concave side of the shell is exposed? Any ideas would be much appreciated.
  16. Had a wonderful day at the Natural History Museum in Stockholm , especially as I spotted some fossils on display from my home town of Peterborough in the UK.
  17. Olenus truncatus

    LAURIDSEN, B. and NIELSEN, A. (2005). THE UPPER CAMBRIAN TRILOBITE OLENUS AT ANDRARUM, SWEDEN: A CASE OF ITERATIVE EVOLUTION?. Palaeontology, 48(5), pp.1041-1056.
  18. Entobia cretacea

    Sponge borings in Belemnitella sp., filled with Chalk. Formerly and widely known as Cliona cretacea.
  19. 20-20 vision

    no outtakesthistime
  20. what it is?

    value
  21. Trilobite

    A partial trilobite.
  22. Enrolled Trilobite

    Curled up trilobite, midsegments are missing and the edges are somewhat damaged.
  23. Trilobite

    A half squished trilobite.
  24. Enrolled Trilobite

    A curled up trilobite.
  25. Trilobite

    A small trilobite.
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