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Found 23 results

  1. Kourisodon tooth photo

    Hi TFF friends, How are you? Lately i am trying to id to tooth i have found few month ago. The tooth i have found has on the paper shared characteristic with Kourisodon tooth. I would like to have a visual confirmation but kourisodon tooth pictures are rare. If you do own a kourisodon tooth in your collection, could you please send me photos of this tooth? Thank you very much. David.
  2. is this a femur bone?

    found this on the beach on Vancouver island, looks to me like some sort of femur?
  3. Cretaceous marine mystery item

    Anyone recognize this thing? It spans about an inch (25mm) from thicker end to outer edge of curve. Probably less than 2mm thick. Not from my usual Mt Tzuhalem site, but same fauna in the Haslam Fm of the Cowichan Valley.
  4. Odd deposition surface... biological?

    I'd like to put this up for opinions... A thin limy layer interrupting the usual black shales from my usual Upper Cretaceous site (there are bits of the shale still stuck on top here and there). To me it screams of something like a bacterial mat, but I don't know. I can't imagine any non-biological process of formation, but maybe there is one that I haven't considered? The last pic shows an edge to give an idea of the thin lighter-colored layer. These pieces were all from one contiguous surface a couple feet square or so on a chunk of shale - the only one I have found up there so far with this particular pattern, but in other spots at this site and other sites, I have found similar calcareous(?) 'blobs' of all sizes that seem to have something to do with life, sometimes associated with obvious fossils such as Ino- and Sphenoceramus shells (no fossils were evident on this surface, though).
  5. Leaves - Vancouver Island Santonian

    This is not a great photo, it was taken after sunset at the site of discovery, and it's a bit dirty. I still need to trim the huge chunk and wash it off, and it now sits in a spot with poor lighting, so this is the best I can do for now, but maybe someone who knows Cretaceous flora can suggest an ID for these leaves based on the general outline? The one on the right especially has 3 clear lobes, and note the stems. Platanus? I have never found this type before, in 9 years of collecting up there.
  6. It's just an impression, but I find so few like this I had to keep it. Looked all over for the positive but could not find it. It seems so long and narrow for a Bostrychoceras, or is that just an aspect of the impression? 5 whorls visible.
  7. I know next to nothing about shark teeth but I take it this is a cow shark? I know some of you are shark tooth fanatics who I hope can narrow down the possibilities for me. I have difficulty getting good pics of this little thing... I could try for some better ones if necessary. The tooth itself is split between both parts of the matrix. Haslam Formation (Nanaimo Group), Cowichan Valley Vancouver Isl. (my usual collecting site, up the mtn.) This is only the 3rd shark tooth I've ever found, only two of which I still have, and the only one from Mt Tzuhalem so far.
  8. The Crinoid

    Went up the mountain on Sunday, mainly to look for trading material for a couple other members... The workers have been moving more rock around since I went up last week. I've been wishing for years that this stuff could be turned over so that fresh fossils could be exposed, but the now-crushed and dirty rock is harder to find stuff in, so I focused on the old stuff, which has always been weathering and slowly releasing new fossils anyway. Splitting chunks... Anyone recognize this little ammonite? Maybe not enough there to get an ID.. There's @aerogrower's 2cm cube for scale:
  9. Longusorbis cuniculosis (Richards 1975)

    From the album Decapoda

    3cm. across. From the Campanian Cedar District Formation south of Campbell River, B.C. Thanks to Rick (Fossisle) for the trade.
  10. Acila shumardi

    Most common bivalve on the mountain. Length is of one valve. Day of collection approximate.
  11. heteromorph: Glyptoxoceras

    The circular variety - in form of overlapping circular loops (see also my other entry for this taxon)
  12. heteromorph: Glyptoxoceras

    The 9-shaped variety. The other variety is overlapping circular loops (see my other entry for this taxon). From the 'sponge site'.
  13. Sponge: Hormathospongia dictyota?

    Same info as for other one I have posted. All the sponges I have collected there come from one very localized spot on the mountain. Exact date is not exact. Nor are measurements due to uncertain boundaries of sponge.
  14. Sponge: Hormathospongia dictyota?

    This specimen was part of a larger crumbling piece with a few more of the same on it. Tried to collect and reassemble but have not gotten very far.. Length is of visible portion of sponge in middle of piece. Date approximate. Rigby's description was of a similar item from same-aged sediments of California. Thanks to 'piranha' Scott for the ID.
  15. Unknown Scaphopod

    Hard to say what diameter is, as anterior end is squashed (about 9x15mm).
  16. Vancouver Island ?Canadoceras sp.

    Only one like it (with ribs this prominent) from this site. See also the less ribby specimen I have posted, which I am less certain is a Canadoceras, but is more common at this site.
  17. Vancouver Island ?Pseudoxybeloceras sp.

    Length is of the visible portion of the ammonite itself, 'a' and 'b' parts together. Exact day of collection unknown.
  18. Hi, I wonder if someone could please ID this Ammonite for me? I found it on the west side of Hornby Island, B.C., on Vancouver Island at Manning Pt., near a spot the locals call the "shark-tooth shale". It is about 2 inches in diameter (50mm) and Late Cretaceous in age (possibly Lambert Formation?). Thanks, Greg
  19. Hey Fossil people, This is my first post. I'm new to the fossil thing and hit it big on one of my first trips out. I found this collection in less than 4 hours on two different trips. They're not the best photo's so I gave just close ups of two. If there's any on the table that you want me to repost better photos of I can do so. I found them inbetween layers of Triassic rock, Quatsino Formation Limestone or Parson Bay. I think. I'm a noob. But I have a good eye for this I think. Let me know what you think Kevin.
  20. Cretaceous Bird Or Cretaceous Beer?

    Hi fossil friends! I just returned from a fossilizing weekend at our famous Collishaw Point on Hornby Island. For those of you that have never visited this tiny island off the west coast of Canada, you really should add this to your bucket list. The fossils are great and the scenery is fabulous. And there are many hippie holdouts that look like they come from the 1960's. It's just an amusing place to visit. So I don't know what this thing is and I hope someone can point me in the right direction to research it. The Collishaw Point fossils are mostly in concretions. This one is about 2 inches long and an inch and a half wide. Or, as has happened to me in the past, am I cracking open the concretion and getting overcome by fumes of Cretaceous beer?
  21. Upper Santonian Ichnofossil

    This is more for showing off than for an ID as I'm quite pleased to have found it, though if anyone knows their general ichnofossil classification feel free to suggest a name, I'd appreciate it! It's not the typical cylindrical worm burrow found at that site, but looks to me more like something (with legs?) that crawled along the surface. The site is not a big exposure especially since they covered most of the interesting ichnofossil bedding planes with gravel but it's increasingly looking worth investigating more... If you picture this as a rectangle with 2 corners chopped off, longest dimension would have been ~20cm
  22. Nanaimo Gp Ammonite

    A couple weekends ago I really abused myself getting this one out, finished just before sundown... Residential area so I'm glad no one came out to complain. It was worth the toil. I don't expect an ID on this one but just in the off-chance some of our Island members are viewing I'd be interested to hear opinions. As far as I know this kind of ammo only comes from that one little site, where I get the noded baculites from though there is a similar pahcydiscid from the Browns Riv up-Island. I'm pretty sure it is Haslam Fm as I have found Epigoniceras (Tetragonites) there and reportedly a Hauericeras came out of there, but otherwise the assemblage is not your typical Haslam... Max diam. ~13cm
  23. Giant predator found in Nanaimo woods Parksville Qualicum Beach News, October 26, 2012 http://www.pqbnews.c.../175975831.html Paleontologist 'blown away' by Vancouver Island fossil find, MetroNews Canada, October 31, 2012 http://metronews.ca/...d-near-nanaimo/ Vancouver Island hikers find giant fossil near Nanaimo, Vancouver Sun, October 31, 2012 http://www.vancouver...5753/story.html Best wishes, Paul H.
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