Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Hello together,

here I have 4 fragmentary teeth and only a slight idea what they could be.

 

Nr. 1 is the only one I found myself, in the gravel at teh rhine river. its relatively heavy and colourfull what makes me think it could be (sub-)fossil.

Looks like a bovid or cervid to me. Any further ideas?

 

Nr. 2 I bought on online, together with nr. 4, they where supposedly found in lignite.

Nr. 4 looks like a tiny proboscidean to me (only a layer out of a tooth), with nr. 2 I have got no idea.(small piece of similar layer?

 

Nr. 3 seems to be a carnassial, I think its from china. The texture may tell something to some of you?

 

Thanks in advance for any information you can give me.

Aloha,

J

teeth1.PNG

teeth2.PNG

teeth3.PNG

Link to post
Share on other sites

Number 3 looks like an hyena to me . So as hyena are feliform it also could be a cat too 

CF46EB4E-DCD5-4581-851E-4AA81D0939A4.jpeg

B21F30D7-7BF6-4053-9FE3-0E3B92E01CCA.jpeg

Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks Bobby, that´s convincing, a very close fit as far as I can tell.

I hoped for a hyaena, otherwise it would have been a massive cat.

 

That leaves the two mystery Probsocideans?

 

Cheers,

J

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 weeks later...

Any idea anybody?  supoposedly found in lignite, looks like layers from an elephantlike molar to me, but they are small, the lines are 5mm appart on the paper.

P1050041.JPG

P1050042.JPG

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...