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FOSSIL COLLECTION - September 1998

MICROFOSSILS

Winton Limestone - on slides
Clifden Mudstone - on slides
Gulf of Mexico - tiny shells
Microfossils - Bassin de Paris, Frankrijk
Sandstone deposit - Mt Fisher, Rocky Mtn. Trench, Canada
Seabottom sedementation - Bull River Basin, Rocky Mtn. Trench, Canada

SPONGES

Sponge - Grand Tessigny, France
Cup Sponges - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand

CORALS

Coral - Clifden Suspension Bridge, Southland, New Zealand
Astrhelia palmata - Scientists Cliffs, Maryland, USA
Tabulate Coral (Favosites), Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Brain Coral (Diploria sp.) - San Salvador, Bahamas
Coral - Tarangatura Hills, Southland, New Zealand
Coral - Clifden suspension bridge, Southland, New Zealand - good speciman
Coral (resembling A. palmata) - Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, USA
Coral - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Horn Coral - Bull River Basin, Rocky Mtn. Trench, Canada - one in matrix, one
free
Horn Coral - Kentucky, USA - free of matrix

GASTROPODS

Necklace shells - England
Unidentified - England
Clavilithes noae - Bassin de Paris, Damery, Frankrijk
Cerithium tricarinatum - Bassin de Paris, Fere-en-tardenois, Frankrijk
Athleta spinosa - Bassin de Paris, Damery, Frankrijk
Natica epiglottina - Bassin de Paris, Damery, Frankrijk
Messalia intermedia - Bassin de Paris, Damery, Frankrijk
Rimella fissurella - Bassin de Paris, Damery, Frankrijk
Potamides lapidum - Bois de blanzy, France
Large snail - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Ecphora quadricostata - South Carolina, USA
E. gardnerae germonae - Maryland, USA
Bulliopsis marylandica - Maryland, USA
Busycotypus rugosum - Maryland, USA
Busycon fusiforme - Maryland, USA
Polynices duplicatum - Maryland, USA
Luminatia heros - Maryland, USA
Snail - Unknown
Volute - Port Craig, Southland, New Zealand
Turitella sp. - Tairei River Plains, Otago, New Zealand
Turitella sp. - Unknown
Nassarius peralta - Maryland, USA
Terebra simplex - Maryland, USA
Turitella plebeia plebeia - Maryland, USA
Nassa clathrata - Italy
Lioplacodes tenuicarinata - Canada

CEPHALOPODS

Actinoceras sp. - Morocco

AMMONOIDS

Ammonite - England
Ammonite fragments - England
Ammonite - Morocco
Bacculites - South Dakota, USA
Bacculites - South East Alberta, Canada

BARNACLES

Balanus concavus - Maryland, USA

BELEMNITES

Belemnites - England
Belemnites - USA

SEGMENTED WORMS - Trace fossils

Arthrophycus - Allegheny County, Maryland, USA
Traces in mudstone - Tautuku Beach, Catlins, New Zealand
Worm casts in sand - Mt Somers Silica sand quarry, Canterbury, New Zealand

TRILOBITES

Elrathia kingii - Rocky Mtn. Trench, Canada
Olenellus bathyuriscus - Rocky Mtn. Trench, Canada
Elrathia kingii - Utah, USA

CRUSTACEA

Crab (Pinnixa galliheri) - California, USA

INSECTS

Fossil maggots (Lithophyderma sp.) - Utah, USA
Tiny fly in amber - Dominican Republic

BRYOZOANS

Subretepora sp. - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Corkscrew Bryozoa (Archimedes sp.) - Pennsylvannia, USA

ECHINODERMS

Sea Eggs
Pentrimites calyxes - Kentucky, USA
Large sea egg - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Sea egg - Poix Terron, France
Hestarestus texaaus - Texas, USA
Oligopygus wetherbuyi - Florida, USA
Hardounia bassereli - Alabama, USA
Sandollars
Periachus lyelli - USA
Crinoids
Crinoid stems - Germany
Crinoid stems - Missouri, USA
Crinoid stems - USA
Crinoid stems - Texas, USA

CARTILAGINOUS FISHES

Shark Teeth
Lamna aschersoni - Morocco
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo sp.) - Maryland, USA
Unidentified - USA
Unidentified - USA
Unidentified - USA
Unidentified - Maryland, USA
Scapanorynchus texanus - Texas, USA
Squalicorax falentus - South Dakota, USA
S. kaupi - Texas, USA
Hemipristis sara - Florida, USA
Unidentified - USA
Eugomphodus sp. - Maryland, USA
Carcarinus sp. - Florida, USA
Negaprion brevirostris - Florida, USA
Hemipristis sara - Maryland, USA
Notorynchus sp. - Maryland, USA
Procarcharodon megalodon - South Carolina, USA - 5 inches
Unidentified - Morocco
Striolamia macrota - England
Odontaspis macrota - Belgium
Eotrigonodon serratus - Belgium - Throat tooth of shark
Shark teeth mixture - Belgium
Shark vertebra - North Carolina, USA
Charcarodon quriculatus - USA

BONY FISHES

Fish skull bone - Florida, USA
Garfish scales - Florida, USA
Tuna vertebra (Thunnus sp.) - North Carolina, USA
Parrot fish mouth plates - USA
Barracuda tooth - Florida, USA
Priscacara liops - Fossil Lake, Wyoming, USA - whole fish well preserved in
matrix

RAYS

Bat ray dental plates - Maryland, USA
Aetobatis irregularis - Belgium
Dasyatid ray tail spine - USA

REPTILES

Turtle scute - Florida, USA
Turtle scutes (soft shell & box turtles) - USA
Alligator tooth - USA
Cut dinosaur bone - Rocky Mtn. Trench, Canada

DINOSAUR

Dinosaur stomach stone (gastrolith) - Utah, USA

MAMMALS

Pleistocene Bison tooth - Florida, USA
Pleistocene Bison legbone - Florida, USA
Miocene Whale vertebrae - North Carolina, USA
Miocene Whale earbone (Tympanic bulla) - North Carolina, USA
Small whale vertebrae - Maryland, USA
Dolphin vertebrae - Maryland, USA
Extinct Armadillo scutes - Florida, USA
Glyptodonton scute - Florida, USA
Whale vertebrae fragments - Maryland, USA
Sperm whale tooth - North Carolina, USA
Equus tooth - Florida, USA
Marycoidodon culbertsoni teeth in situ - USA
Cave bear Ursus spelarus juvenile jaw - Romania

BIRDS

Unknown species - LaBrea Tar Pits, USA - Tarsus, claws, ribs and vertebrae
Cormorant bones - Florida, USA
Moa tracheal ring - Colac Bay, Southland, New Zealand
Moa vertebra - Tahkopa Bay, Catlins, New Zealand
Moa legbones - Bluff Hill, Southland, New Zealand
Moa eggshell - Colac Bay, Southland, New Zealand
Elephant Bird eggshell - Madagascar - Thickest eggshell of all birds

BRACHIOPODS

Spiriter sp. - Germany
Undientified - France
Unidentified - France
Spiriter sp. - Pennsylvannia, USA
Strophomeaid sp. - USA
Productid sp. - USA
Unidentified - Oklahmoa, USA
Unidentified - Papatowai Beach, Catlins, New Zealand
Rough edged lampshells - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Flat edged lampshells - Snowdrift Quarry, Southland, New Zealand
Hyporhyudiua cuboides - Ardennes, France
Goniorhynchia boneti - Dorset, England
Unidentified internal cast - New Zealand
Unidentified - Tahkopa Beach, Catlins, New Zealand
Unidentified - Canada
Tiny brachiopods - Tarangatura Hills, Southland, New Zealand
Ridged brachiopods - Tarangatura Hills, Southland, New Zealand
Small brachiopods - Tarangatura Hills, Southland, New Zealand
Unidentified - Etal Creek, Southland, New Zealand
Unidentified - Papatowai Beach, Catlins, New Zealand

BIVALVE - MOLLUSCS

Bivalve cast - France
Oyster - France
Small bivalves - Bluecliffs Beach, Southland, New Zealand
Large Bivalves - Bluecliffs Beach, Southland, New Zealand
Flat pecten - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Manticula problematica - Tarangatura Hills, Southland, New Zealand
Manticula problematica - Hokonui Hills, Southland, New Zealand
Giant Oyster - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand - 3.1kg
Large ridged bivalves - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Pecten sp. - Snowdrift Quarry, Southland, New Zealand
Pecten sp. - Florida, USA
Chesapecten nefrens - Scientists Cliffs, Maryland, USA - 5 all different sizes
Large ribbed bivalve - USA
Mercenaria tetrica - Maryland, USA
Limatula sp. - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand - resembling
present file shell
Mesopalium convexum - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Bivalve (resembling Paphies) - New Zealand
Fragile bivalves - Caberfeidh Quarry, Catlins, New Zealand
Monotis sp. - Tarangatura Hills, Southland, New Zealand
Small oysters (Composita sp.) - Pennsylvannia, USA
Dallarca idonea - Maryland, USA
Dosinia acetabulum - Maryland, USA
Clam (internal cast) - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Clam (internal cast) - Maryland, USA
Unidentified cast - Fernhill Limeworks, Southland, New Zealand
Burrowing bivalves - USA
Clam shell concretion - Canada
Dosinia sp. - England
Vivparus sp. - Canada

PLANTS

Calamites sp. - Netherlands
Fern leaves - Catlins, New Zealand
Carboniferous leaf fragment - Sparwood coal mines, Rocky Mtn. Trench,
Canada
Fern leaf - Pennsylvannia, USA
Fern leaves - Cathedral Caves, Southland, New Zealand
Ferus sp. - Illinois, USA
Leaf in clay - Alabama, USA
Branches in matrix - Cathedral Caves access road, Catlins, New Zealand
Wood - Walton on the Naze, England
Twigs - Cathedral Caves, Catlins, New Zealand
Silicified wood (Pine?) - Montana, USA - burrowing insect damage
Pecopteris sp. - Illinois, USA
Osmunda macrophylla - Canada
Elatocadus sp. - Canada
Dryophyllum sp. - Canada