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Some sweet Palaeocarcharodon teeth showed up today, here are my favourite two. I especially like the top one, it reminds of Otodus, I suspect it is a fairly early example of the taxa.

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Fossildude19

These came in the mail for me today! 

Have always wanted some Bolivian Trilobites. :) 

All are Eldredgia venustus.

 

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britishcanuk

Nice score fossildude19!

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jpenn

I acquired this Madagascan Coelacanth inexpensively and received it yesterday.  A humble piece, the nodule only preserves the anterior half and I can't identify it any further than family cf. Whiteiidae with my limited material but I'm still thrilled to have it. 

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hxmendoza

Another of my former teeth that I was fortunate to re-acquire.

 

Stegosaurus stenops tooth from Bone Cabin Quarry West.

Late Jurassic

Albany County, Wyoming 

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siteseer
On 3/28/2017 at 5:54 PM, Nimravis said:

Here are a couple recent acquisitions that I received from @32fordboy. A couple pig teeth from Florida and a beautiful 4 1/2" Araucaria Cone from Argentina.

 

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I think those are actually peccary teeth.  Pigs and peccaries are different groups of mammals though they are related (not sure if how closely has been determined).  There was a time when one dealer had a lot of these,  He glued them to little plastic posts attached to lucite stands prompting a friend to refer to them as "pig on a stick."  My friend bought some and then resold some.  I think I still have a couple.  I think they were from the Haile Quarry, the "Hog Heaven" site where the Xenosmilus holotype was found.  The peccary teeth, easily the most common fossil there. show some nice color variations Your teeth look like they could have come from there.

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Kane

My first time "finding" fossils in the Mailbox Formation. This is a group of trilobites I got from @MarcusFossils. Arrived safely (thanks, Marc!). 

 

This is them in a group. I'll be posting individual closeups in my trilobite gallery. With the exception of the one Ordovician trilobite in the mix, these Cambrian beauties now represent the oldest trilobites in my collection, so it was good to fill in a bit of the Cambrian gap (since it was highly unlikely I would be getting to collect in the Cambrian anytime soon). :) 

 

From left to right: Labiostria westropi (Unit "H" Formation, McKay Group, BCCanada - Cambrian), Redlichia mai (Wulongqing Formation, Guanshan Biota, Chengjiang County, China - Cambrian), Colpocoryphes rouaulti (Traveusot Formation, Guichen, Îlle-et-Vilaine, Brittany, France - Ordovician), Parabolinella sp. (Unit "H" Formation, McKay Group, BC - Cambrian), Wujiajiania sp. (Unit "H" Formation, McKay Group, BC - Cambrian). - I hope I got the IDs right! 

 

EDIT: @piranha has kindly informed me that there is still some debate over the first species nomenclature as to whether it is Labiostria or Aphelaspis. I will be going with the accepted taxonomic name until if/when that changes.

 

 

 

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Fossil-Hound

@Kane those look really nice. :wub: :trilo:

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Fossildude19
18 minutes ago, Kane said:

My first time "finding" fossils in the Mailbox Formation. This is a group of trilobites I got from @MarcusFossils. Arrived safely (thanks, Marc!). 

 

This is them in a group. I'll be posting individual closeups in my trilobite gallery. With the exception of the one Ordovician trilobite in the mix, these Cambrian beauties now represent the oldest trilobites in my collection, so it was good to fill in a bit of the Cambrian gap (since it was highly unlikely I would be getting to collect in the Cambrian anytime soon). :) 

 

From left to right: Labiostria sp. (McKay Gp, BC, Canada - Cambrian), Redlichia mai (Shengjiang? - Cambrian), Colpocoryphes guichen (Normandy, France - Ordovician), Parabolinella sp. (McKay Gp, BC, Canada - Cambrian), Wujiajiania sp. (McKay gp, BC, Canada - Cambrian). - I hope I got the IDs right!

 

 

 

Nice score, Kane! :) 

What is the species count up to, now? 

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Kane

Thanks, Tim! :)

 

I think that brings me up to 18? I'll have to double-check my spreadsheet (I know, geeky :P ).

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Wrangellian

A couple more recent acquisitions that I'm happy with...

If anyone can add or correct any info, I would appreciate it.

 

Eocrinoid: Gogia sp.

M. Cambrian

Spence Shale

Brigham City, Utah

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Jellyfish

M. Cambrian

formation unknown (seller suggests the lithology resembles the Beetle Creek Fm)

Mt Isa, Queensland, Australia

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ynot

Nice additions!

Congratulations on adding them to Your collection.

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Fossildude19
On 5/21/2017 at 4:57 PM, jpenn said:

I acquired this Madagascan Coelacanth inexpensively and received it yesterday.  A humble piece, the nodule only preserves the anterior half and I can't identify it any further than family cf. Whiteiidae with my limited material but I'm still thrilled to have it. 

 

Nice Coelacanth! 


Have you seen This PDF?

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britishcanuk

A nice little hubbelli tooth from northern Peru :)

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fossilized6s

Picked up a beautiful 3" Carcharodontosaurus tooth. 

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Rob_P
58 minutes ago, fossilized6s said:

Picked up a beautiful 3" Carcharodontosaurus tooth. 

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Great color! 

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StevenJD

Picked up this nice bat from Messel a few days ago...

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Bone Daddy

Acquired a boat-load of stuff in a trade. Have no clue what most of it is. A couple of small pieces are pyritized.

 

 

 

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StevenJD
2 hours ago, Bone Daddy said:

Acquired a boat-load of stuff in a trade. Have no clue what most of it is. A couple of small pieces are pyritized.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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looks a lot like what we find in south-central texas.

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Wrangellian

Yes, it looks like there are 2 or more lots from different places/ages mixed up there.

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fossilized6s

Partial Woolly Rhino jaw from Siberia.

 

 

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fossilized6s

4" partial Giant Beaver tooth from Florida

 

 

 

 

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fossilized6s

100% complete Museum grade Woolly Rhino tooth

 

 

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Nimravis

Today I received a very nice upper jaw section of the South Dakota Oligocene Rhino- Hyracodon.

 

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