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foraminera

Can you help me identify this fossil?

Late Miocene/Miocene, Phillipines, Camarines Norte

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caldigger

What scale are the increments on your scope?

 Tenth of a millimeter?

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foraminera

yes, it's tenth of a millimeter

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caldigger

Lets get a couple of plant people's eyes on these.

@paleoflor @Plantguy

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Carl

They could be termite coprolites. Are they hexagonal in cross-section? @GeschWhat

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Fossildude19
1 hour ago, caldigger said:

Lets get a couple of plant people's eyes on these.

I think these are more likely forams or ostracods. Although coprolites are a possiblilty as well. 

@jkfoam 

 

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Carl

Yup, looks like they are termite droppings:

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Rockwood

"From a distance, they look like sawdust or dirt, But hexagon pellets are what these bugs squirt!" :)

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abyssunder
22 minutes ago, Carl said:

Yup, looks like they are termite droppings:

...and they look right for that. :)

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GeschWhat
On 7/19/2018 at 8:19 AM, Carl said:

They could be termite coprolites. Are they hexagonal in cross-section? @GeschWhat

They look like termite coprolites to me. :) 

On 7/19/2018 at 4:27 PM, Rockwood said:

"From a distance, they look like sawdust or dirt, But hexagon pellets are what these bugs squirt!" :)

You get a gold star! :yay-smiley-1:

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