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Gizmo

Very nice! :)

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ynot

Nice!

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Darktooth

That is a really cool find!

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Fossildude19
4 minutes ago, piranha said:

Reptaria is now interpreted as "colonial, phoronid-like invertebrates with retractable lophophores."

 

Taylor, P.D., & Wilson, M.A. (2007)

Morphology and affinities of hederelloid “bryozoans”.

In: Bryozoan Studies: Proceedings of the 14th International Bryozoology Conference, 15:301-309   PDF LINK

 

 

figure from:  Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology (Part G) Bryozoa 1953

 

IMG.jpg.33dfe3da6fb34c6325fe9db2a5d3cb99.jpg

 

Always learning something from you, Scott!

Thanks for this. 

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Malone

Good eye!

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piranha
3 minutes ago, Fossildude19 said:

Always learning something from you, Scott!

Thanks for this. 

 

 

Another Eldredgeops-Fisherites story...  repetition is the key!  emo71.gif emo73.gif :P

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Innocentx

When I first saw this I thought you had actually found a lovely piece of hand painted pottery. Mind blowing

 

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doushantuo

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Peat Burns
7 hours ago, doushantuo said:

I've got another one from the same site that i found last week that I'll be posting soon :D

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caldigger

Yep, definitely one for the rock garden Mike.

 

Some kid was "this close" to having a great prize and likely wouldn't even know it.  Good save!

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Ludwigia

Wonderful! I guess they must have settled on the sediment underneath the shell after the death of the cephalopod? That is a steinkern, isn't it?

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TqB

Beautiful specimen.

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RJB

Amazing how nice and detailed that is. 

 

RB

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Bone guy

That's a beauty! I've also had a moment where Ive had to re-examine junk to discover it wasn't junk. Those are the best moments. :) 

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Auspex

The microconchid 'ornaments' with the Reptaria 'fir tree boughs' make a lovely Christmas scene of it! :)

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MeargleSchmeargl

Really neat stuff!

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minnbuckeye

I am glad so many of you enjoyed this Phoronid. Thanks to all for the education on what I had discovered!

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aplomado

Stunning.

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Tidgy's Dad

A beautiful specimen. :wub:

Thanks for sharing! 

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