Paleonet: Help with identification of mystery fossils

Erik orbulina at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 19:04:54 UTC 2012


Thanks everyone for your help with identifying these as fish scales!

Best regards,
Erik

On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 1:05 PM, Erik <orbulina at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Paleofriends,
>
> I wonder if any of you have an idea of what these fossils are? They were
> found in a thin mudrock interval interpreted as an interdune environment
> within a well-documented desert sandstone of the Weber Formation
> (Colorado,USA) of Late Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian) to Permian age.
>
> I received the following guesses: desert shrub bark, insect wings.
>

http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/25724479_8JtrLm#!i=2126781032&k=NsX8rcm

>
> Many thanks,
>
> *Erik Anthonissen* l Earth Scientist (Biostratigrapher)
> CHEVRON Energy Technology Company
>
>
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