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Paololitico1972

Hi guys,

I have an id problem with this fossil (pic attached). I do not know the period and the provenance.

perhaps from China.

can you help me?

Thank you!!

Paololitico

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Paololitico1972

someone suggested crinoids

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daves64

I'd say those are closer to shrimp than they are to crinoids... much closer.

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Manticocerasman

they look like dragonfly larvae :)

 

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Paololitico1972
1 minute ago, Manticocerasman said:

they look like dragonfly larvae :)

 

you're right

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Paololitico1972
21 minutes ago, daves64 said:

I'd say those are closer to shrimp than they are to crinoids... much closer.

yes, crinoids no

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Paololitico1972
8 minutes ago, Paololitico1972 said:

you're right

Thank you guys, I found the specimen:

 

Ephemeropsis trisetalis 
Yixian Formation 
Liaoning China 
Jurassic period 

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RJB

Yep, underwater bugs from china.  I use to see alot of these back in my fossil dealer days. 

 

RB

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abyssunder
4 hours ago, Paololitico1972 said:

Ephemeropsis trisetalis 
Yixian Formation 
Liaoning China 
Jurassic period 

 

I agree. Here are a few in my collection. :)

 

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39 minutes ago, abyssunder said:

 

I agree. Here are a few in my collection. :)

 

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THANK YOU!

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2 hours ago, RJB said:

Yep, underwater bugs from china.  I use to see alot of these back in my fossil dealer days. 

 

RB

THANKS!

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sharkdoctor

Curious about the other bits and flecks around the critters. Anything identifiable or just organic debris?

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