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Here are some finds from a late August to early September long loop road trip, fossil hunting through Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana and Kentucky. 

I'll appreciate detailed specimen identification help.

First photo shows brachiopods & a trilobite from the Devonian Silica Shale Formation near Sylvania, northwestern Ohio. 

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Brachiopods, bryozoa and echinoderms from the Devonian of northeastern Michigan. 

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Enrolled complete trilobite from the Ordovician of southern Indiana.

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Nautiloids, horn corals and bryozoa from the Ordovician of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. 

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Brachiopods from the Ordovician of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky.

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Horn corals, blastoids & crinoid column segments from the Mississippian of southern Indiana. 

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Large crinoid column segments from the Mississippian of southern Indiana. 

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Wow! 

Lots of great finds. :b_love1::brachiopod:

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That is a very nice diverse smorgasbord of Paleozoic goodies.  :wub: :wub: :wub:  Clearly you had an excellent trip.

 

Don

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Wow! Lots of nice stuff! Congratulations on a very successful trip!:yay-smiley-1:

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Ordovician, Devonian, Mississippian brachiopods, crinoids, corals, nautiloids, blastoids, and a Flexi! Oh my! What a trip! What a haul! Congrats and thanks for sharing your finds. 

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A great diversity of finds! Looks like you had an awesome trip. That for sharing! :) 

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Great finds. I love the Michigan crinoid cups. Alpena?? 

 

Mike

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I just saw you asked for ID help. It might be hard to pin down specifics without multiple pictures of each one, but here are a few educated guesses.

 

Your horn coral from the Ordovician of the Kentucky area are likely Grewingkia canadensis.

 

Some of the brachiopods from the Kentucky area look to be a species or another of Vinlandostrophia (row 4). The last row looks to have some Rafinesquina in it.

 

The blastoids from the Mississippian rock of southern Indiana may be Pentremites, and the screw like things are Archimedes bryozoans.

 

Hopefully I got a few of those right, or at least gave you a good place to start. :) 

 

I could probably come up with a few more once I get back to my laptop.

 

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2 hours ago, Jeffrey P said:

Ordovician, Devonian, Mississippian brachiopods, crinoids, corals, nautiloids, blastoids, and a Flexi! Oh my! What a trip! What a haul! Congrats and thanks for sharing your finds. 

Thanks!

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You have found an outstanding array of Ordovician goodies - wow!!!

 

I really like the specimen boxed in red in the photo below:

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Is this a crinoid calyx?  And if so, do you know its identity?

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On 10/24/2020 at 8:41 AM, Monica said:

You have found an outstanding array of Ordovician goodies - wow!!!

 

I really like the specimen boxed in red in the photo below:

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Is this a crinoid calyx?  And if so, do you know its identity?

Thanks.  Its a crinoid calyx, nice pentagonal pattern.

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