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So yesterday i posted on my trek into the grayson. Today i made a trip to west dallas to a new creek site i found on my maps that should be eagle ford and im thinking it contained the basal atco fish conglomerate , but im not sure and am still learning. Everyones knowledge would be appreciated. So this will be a multi post/pic topic so bear with me. First everyones favorite.... Site pics....
I sat on a rocky shoal under the shade of a tree to eat my lunch while on a creek walk today. The ham sandwich didn't really have a chance against me. As it happens, I sat right next to this specimen. Found in Travis Co., TX. Is this Ptychodus? Might it be P. mortoni? The root is missing altogether. You can see a view of the sulcus in the 2nd and 3rd photos, and the underside in the 5th photo. Let me know what you think, and thanks for looking.
I took the day off from studying to catch some sunshine and hit my favorite creek. I was very please with what I found today. Things came in pairs today it seemed. I found 2 ammonites, 2 goblin shark teeth and 2 ptychodus mortoni. I also found a very large tooth I have yet to identify because I can't find my shark tooth book. This was the shocker for me today. By far the biggest tooth ever found out at my site. I just stood there and stared at it for a moment and then looked around thinking some was playing a trick on me. I was alone so I ruled that out quick and then went straight into sup
Hi All, I have been trying to catalogue my collection and I came along this tooth, according to the information on its card its Ptychodus latissimus, Coniacian in age, from somewhere in Dallas Co. (dont know the exact place). But when I was looking at photo's from this species, it looked different than this one. they are more flat while this one is very raised. altough not as highly as P. whipplei. can anyone say what sp. it is? I dont know a formation where it came from, and i think Coniacian is based on it being a P. latissimus instead of it actually having been found there. Its 1 cm in len