Pictures of fossils

These are photos of fossils from my collection, or from friends' collections.
Because there are so many pictures now - please click on the links to get to the pages of photographs.
Most of them were found in East Yorkshire.

Ammonites

Belemnites
 

Bivalves

 

Brachiopods

Bryozoa

Corals

Crinoids

Crustacea - shrimps

Echinoids (sea urchins)

Goniatites

Graptolites

Formainifera

Gastropods

Mesofossils

Nautiloids

Plants and Wood

Sponges
 

Serpulid "worms"

Trace Fossils - footprints and burrows

more dinosaur footprints from Scalby Bay [800kb]

Trilobites

Vertebrates - Icthyosaurs, Plesiosaurs and fish.

These are not fossils:
 
Ripple Marks

Dessication Cracks
Crystals

Link to geological time scale

Link to notes on the Geology of East Yorkshire
 
 

I wish to express my thanks to Gordon Binns, Byron Blessed, John Coish, Bill Cooper, Phil Dyble, Lynden Emery, Ken Mannion, Angela Meers, Trevor Sands, Shigeru Suzuki, Stone Treasures, Arnold Webb, Nigel Whittington and Paul Whittlesea - for lending me images that I have used on these web pages. Thank you to Diego Alvarez, David Hill, Paul Richards and John Toffolo for donating specimens.

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