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An overview of the fossils from Argentina in my collection.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

One of the nicest fossils we have in Argentina are the Araucaria cones.

The seeds are fosilized to the minor details and lots of colours can be seen when the cones are cut and polished.
In the left photo of the "overview you can see my cones cabinet, and here are some of the nicest specimens of my cone collection.

Araucaria mirabilis. Female Cone.
Calovian Age (Mid.Jurassic)

Nr.Jaramillo, Santa Cruz Province

Left: This specimen of Araucaria mirabilis lost some of the seeds before fossilization.Came from Franz Mansfeld Collection.
Right:Some Araucaria cones and one "seedling" in the front
Carcharodon megalodon. Shark Teeth.  Oligocene
Bajo del Gualicho, Rio Negro Province.

Unfortunately they are not so common here. It's a large specimen from Argentina.

Ostrea Maxima. Miocene.
Near Puerto Piramides, Península de Valdez, Chubut province

A very large specimen self collected over 10 years ago.

Trigonia carinata aliexpandita / Steinmanella Vacaensis. Hauterivian (U.Cretaceous).
Cerro Mesa / Cerro Negro, Zapala, Neuquen.

Both Are Trigonias. The Neuquen Province has more different species of trigonias than any other part of the world
Amberleya Spiningera. Gastropod. Upper Campanian, U.Cretaceous

Vicecomodoro Marambio Island, Argentine Antartica

A superb specimen. Most are found broken or incomplete.

One of the ugly gastropods from the Mesozoic of Argentina.

Pleurotomaria gerthi
Hauterivian (Low.Cretaceous)
Neuquen Province
Geryon Peruvianus. Miocene/Oligocene (in discussion)
Left: from Peninsula de Valdez, Chubut Province
Right: Found Near Caleta Olivia, Santa Cruz Province (2 on matriz)

Gliptodon (giant armadillos) armor from the Buenos Aires Province.

Several different species lived in this area "recently".


This is my Cabinet of Pelecypods. Here are specimens from all over the world,

but most of them are from Argentina.

My "old" cabinets, in this case the echinoderms (see the new one below). This include the echinoids, the crinoids, the sea stars, blastoids, and others.

The older ones are from the Cambrian, some of them still exist now. 

This is my new cabinet with gastropods, brachiopods, plants and seeds on the left side. On the right, my echinoderms
crinoids Two different species of crinoids from the Carboniferous age (Mississippian)
of the famous Illinois deposits:

Cyathocrinites multibrachiatus and Agaricrinites splendens.

(See also the crinoids plate in the cephalopods secction)


The first 4 photos, are my vertebrate cabinets. I'll mention a few of the species.
Hippocampus from Italy, Priscacara from Wyoming, Pipe fish from Italy, Shark tooth form USA and Morocco, Keichosaurus from China, Dinosaur Egg from china, Turtle from Wyoming. Other fishes from Brazil and Wyoming.
Reptile foot print, Permian Amphibian, Mammald from Nebraska, Mammuth teeth from North Sea, feather from France, coprolites from Washington, Edmontosaurus vertebrae from USA, Tyrannosaurus rex teeth from USA, Mammuth hair from Russia, Cave bear molars and incisive from Romania, Dinosaur eggs (2 on matrix) from China
Celacanthus? form Cretaceous age, Brazil. Mesosaurus braziliensis from the Permian of Brazil, Stingray from Cretaceous, Brazil, Large Mammoth molar from North Sea.
Confuciornis fro China, fishes from Eocene, Wyoming, Aspidorrynchus fish from Cretaceous, Brazil, Amphibian from USA 

Carcharodon Megalodon,
From the Miocene of Florida, USA
Left: Mamuth molar, from the tertiary of Holland
Right: Stingray: Cyclobatus sp, from the Cretaceous of Lebannon

This two cabinets are a selection of my cephalopods collection.
I have over 250 diferent species of them from all the worlds.
You can see all the different shapes they use to have.
Most of the specimens (not all) are ammonites which lived in the mesozoic (Cretaceous and Jurassic ages).
. This is my "old" cephalopods exhibition. Most of the specimens are in the

prior two photos.

Turrulites This is a rare amonite. As it's form is similar to a turritella (a gastropod),this
ammonites are called turrulites.

This one in particular is a Paraturrulites lewesiensis, from the Cretaceous age,
Isle of Wright, England.

Turrulites Three "big"ammonites, together with an amazing crinoid plate


Trilobite Cabinet

All the specimens are obviously from the Paleozoic Age

 Some Trilobites from the Devonian of Morocco                                        Right: Geesops sp from this age and locality
Right: Andalusia sp. from Morocco
On the left, two fossil wood slabs from Arizona, USA


Eurypterus remipes (Sea Scorpion)
Siluric Age
Lang's Quarry, New York, USA
Dickinsonia costata. One of the rare species of the EDIACARA fauna
PRECAMBRIAN - Pond Quartzite
Flinders Range, South Australia


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