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Fossil Identification

DinoData does not provide fossil identifation services. If you have a potential fossil you would like to have identified, the resources below can help.

Self-Identification

These resources can help you to identify the potential fossils you may have found.

Online Identification

These websites can help identify possible fossils by sending them pictures.

  • iNaturalist - Online community for recording, discussing, and identifying organisms (both living and fossilized)
  • myFOSSIL - Online paleontology community
  • The Fossil Forum - Forum for discussing and identifying fossils

Local Resources

The are usually universities or museums for various regions around the world that have fossil identification resources, organized by country.

    Canada

    United Kingdom

    United States