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Mollusca Goniatite, Orthocone, Pelecypods Marshall formation Mike Palescuk

Submitted on 2019-09-16 by Mike Palescuk

Location (approximate): Jackson, Jackson, MI

Strat unit: Marshall formation

Submitter notes: 18” x 8” slab with numerous pelecypods, a couple Mooreoceras and one Mercanites goniatite.

Photo title: Mississippian mollusca sea floor

Taxa present: Mollusca Goniatite, Orthocone, Pelecypods

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Mollusca, Mercanites sp. Marshall formation Mike Palescuk

Submitted on 2019-09-16 by Mike Palescuk

Location (approximate): Jackson, Jackson, MI

Strat unit: Marshall formation

Submitter notes: This 2” segment was part of an approximate 5” specimen. Found in an 18” across mass burial sandstone nodule.

Photo title: Goniatitic Ammonoid

Taxa present: Mollusca, Mercanites sp.

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Placoblastus obovatus Thunder Bay formation Nick Katsarelas

Submitted on 2019-09-05 by Nick Katsarelas

Location (approximate): Alpena, Alpena, MI

Strat unit: Thunder Bay formation

Submitter notes: I had just started collecting in earnest that summer of 2017, and this specimen was lying all by itself on the Partridge Point shoreline. It is 4.75 cm long.

Photo title: Placoblastus obovatus

Taxa present: Placoblastus obovatus

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Spongophyllum alpenense Potter Farm formation Nick Katsarelas

Submitted on 2019-08-21 by Nick Katsarelas

Location (approximate): Alpena, Alpena, MI

Strat unit: Potter Farm formation

Submitter notes: I retrieved this specimen from a construction site on Bagley Road in 2018. The site is now a credit union. Specimen is approximately 70 mm x 90 mm.

Photo title: Spongophyllum alpenense

Taxa present: Spongophyllum alpenense

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Eldredgeops rana crassituberculata Silica formation Nick Katsarelas

Submitted on 2019-07-21 by Nick Katsarelas

Location (approximate): Milan, Washtenaw, MI

Strat unit: Silica formation

Submitter notes: This is the largest (partial) trilobite I ever found. It's approximately 4 cm across the cephalon. It was beautifully prepped by Joseph Koniecki.

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Taxa present: Eldredgeops rana crassituberculata

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Favosites billingsi Hungry Hollow formation Mike Palescuk

Submitted on 2019-07-02 by Mike Palescuk

Location (approximate): Arkona, Lambton, ON

Strat unit: Hungry Hollow formation

Submitter notes: In-situ and it stayed right there. 22 inches across and weighed in at what must’a been 100 lbs. Shoe for scale.

Photo title: Giant “Rose Coral”

Taxa present: Favosites billingsi

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Greenops widderensis Widder formation Mike Palescuk

Submitted on 2019-07-02 by Mike Palescuk

Location (approximate): Arkona, Lambton, ON

Strat unit: Widder formation

Submitter notes: Acquired from Tom Johnson, and photographed in Fossils Quarterly magazine.

Photo title: Triple Greenops

Taxa present: Greenops widderensis

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Eldredgeops milleri Silica formation Mike Palescuk

Submitted on 2019-07-02 by Mike Palescuk

Location (approximate): Sylvania, Lucas, OH

Strat unit: Silica formation

Submitter notes: Unit 9 bug solidly supported by a huge polished pyrite nodule. Now in the Cranbrook collection.

Photo title: Pyrite nodule supporting prone Eldredgeops

Taxa present: Eldredgeops milleri

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Bellerophon sp. Marshall formation Mike Palescuk

Submitted on 2019-07-02 by Mike Palescuk

Location (approximate): Marshall, Calhoun, MI

Strat unit: Marshall formation

Submitter notes: From construction site in city of Marshall. Size about 3/4”.

Photo title: Bellerophon gastropod in Marshall Sandstone

Taxa present: Bellerophon sp.

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Mucrospirifer prolificus Silica formation Mike Palescuk

Submitted on 2019-07-02 by Mike Palescuk

Location (approximate): Sylvania, Lucas, OH

Strat unit: Silica formation

Submitter notes: Almost a hundred in a one foot square crumbly portion of Unit 13.

Photo title: Mucrospirifer prolificus

Taxa present: Mucrospirifer prolificus

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Nucleocrinus and Hyperoblastus Silica formation Mike Palescuk

Submitted on 2019-07-02 by Mike Palescuk

Location (approximate): Sylvania, Lucas, OH

Strat unit: Silica formation

Submitter notes: 1/4” to 5/16” in size

Photo title: One Hyperoblastus and two Nucleocrinus

Taxa present: Nucleocrinus and Hyperoblastus

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Placoblastus obovastus Thunder Bay formation David Thompson

Submitted on 2019-05-12 by David Thompson

Location (approximate): Alpena, Alpena, MI

Strat unit: Thunder Bay formation

Submitter notes: attached to matrix

Photo title:

Taxa present: Placoblastus obovastus

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Placoblastus obovastus Thunder Bay formation David Thompson

Submitted on 2019-05-12 by David Thompson

Location (approximate): Alpena, Alpena, MI

Strat unit: Thunder Bay formation

Submitter notes: details of Ambulacra

Photo title:

Taxa present: Placoblastus obovastus

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Placoblastus obovastus Thunder Bay formation David Thompson

Submitted on 2019-05-12 by David Thompson

Location (approximate): Alpena, Alpena, MI

Strat unit: Thunder Bay formation

Submitter notes: showing attachment area.

Photo title: stem end of previous Blasted photo

Taxa present: Placoblastus obovastus

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Conocardium coneus Dundee formation David Thompson

Submitted on 2019-05-12 by David Thompson

Location (approximate): Antwerp, Paulding, OH

Strat unit: Dundee formation

Submitter notes: injured Rostroconch that healed and grew.

Photo title: Deformed Rostroconch

Taxa present: Conocardium coneus

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Placoblastus obovastus Thunder Bay formation David Thompson

Submitted on 2019-05-12 by David Thompson

Location (approximate): Alpena, Alpena, MI

Strat unit: Thunder Bay formation

Submitter notes: Contrast in size of blastoids from same formation.

Photo title: Small & large of same species.

Taxa present: Placoblastus obovastus

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Placoblastus obovastus Thunder Bay formation David Thompson

Submitted on 2019-05-12 by David Thompson

Location (approximate): Alpena, Alpena, MI

Strat unit: Thunder Bay formation

Submitter notes: None

Photo title: Detail of previous specimen showing ambulacra.

Taxa present: Placoblastus obovastus

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Proctothylacocrinus sp. Silica formation Joseph Koniecki

Submitted on 2018-12-25 by Joseph Koniecki

Location (approximate): Paulding, Paulding, OH

Strat unit: Silica formation

Submitter notes: The top crinoid is about 3 cm tall. Crinoids are very rare at the Paulding site compared to the Sylvania site. Very few complete crowns have been found.

Photo title: Crinoid

Taxa present: Proctothylacocrinus sp.

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Mytilarca cordata Silica formation Joseph Koniecki

Submitted on 2018-12-15 by Joseph Koniecki

Location (approximate): Milan, Washtenaw, MI

Strat unit: Silica formation

Submitter notes: Specimen is about 3 cm across. It is rare to find these inflated.

Photo title: Pelecypod

Taxa present: Mytilarca cordata

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Paracyclas lirata Arkona formation Joseph Koniecki

Submitted on 2018-12-15 by Joseph Koniecki

Location (approximate): Arkona, Lambton, ON

Strat unit: Arkona formation

Submitter notes: The specimen is 1.5 cm across.

Photo title: Pelecypod

Taxa present: Paracyclas lirata

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