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Steneosaurus bollensis - Steneosaurus is an extinct genus of teleosaurid crocodyliform from the Early Jurassic to Middle Jurassic (Toarcian to Callovian). Fossil specimens have been found in England, France, Germany, Switzerland and Morocco. The largest species, S. heberti, reached up to 5 m (16.5 ft) long, though 2.5–3.5 m was far more common Species in this genus are traditionally classed into two skull groups: longirostrine (long, narrow jaws) and brevirostrine (short, broad jaws)

Steneosaurus bollensis - Steneosaurus is an extinct genus of teleosaurid crocodyliform from the Early Jurassic to Middle Jurassic (Toarcian to Callovian). Fossil specimens have been found in England, France, Germany, Switzerland and Morocco. The largest species, S. heberti, reached up to 5 m (16.5 ft) long, though 2.5–3.5 m was far more common Species in this genus are traditionally classed into two skull groups: longirostrine (long, narrow jaws) and brevirostrine (short, broad jaws)

ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea

ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea Mais

Ammonites at the Smithsonian

Ammonite Fossils - The Promicroceras Planicosta on display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History - Washington D.

Starfish fossils, this is so cool... from Charmouth on Dorset's Jurassic Coast This starfish fossils cluster is mesmerizing! Credit: tripadvisor Geology Wonders

Starfish fossils from Charmouth on Dorset's Jurassic Coast Credit: tripadvisor Geology Wonders

Trilobite fossil. Over 17,000 known species roamed the oceans for over 270 million years. All gone now...

was designated the state fossil of Pennsylvania in Trilobite fossil. Over known species roamed the oceans for over 270 million years.

Seed fern (Neuropteris heterophylla)  Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Seed fern (Neuropteris heterophylla) Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Over the years the kids have found a lot of fossils. I should find a nice way to display them.

Over the years the kids have found a lot of fossils. - I wish I lived somewhere good for fossils, but a great way to display them is in the old trays used for holding movable type letters!

Identified as "Trilobite fossil ... Cambrian" Shape reminds me of a horseshoe crab

Identified as "Trilobite fossil . Cambrian" Shape reminds me of a horseshoe crab

Plesiosaurus hawkinsi: Cast of juveile animal, found in Somerset

Plesiosaurus hawkinsi: Cast of juvenile animal, found in Somerset

Edmontosaurus is a genusof hadrosaurid (duck-billed) dinosaur. It contains two known species: Edmontosaurus regalis and Edmontosaurus annectens. Fossils of E. regalis have been found in rocks of western North America that date from the late Campanian stage of the Cretaceous Period 73 million years ago, while those of E. annectenswere found in the same geographic region but in rocks dated to the end of the Maastrichtian stage of the Cretaceous, 66 million years ago

Edmontosaurus is a genusof hadrosaurid (duck-billed) dinosaur

UK fossils including British ammonites - Fossils Direct

UK Fossils for sale including ammonites - Fossils Direct. Fossils for sale, high quality British fossils in our on-line fossil shop, from one of the UK's leading fossil dealers.

Wall "mural" of real Knightia and Diplomystus fossilized fish. On auction in Bonham's "Distinguished Fossils" sale.

Wall “mural” of real Knightia and Diplomystus fossilized fish. On auction in Bonham’s “Distinguished Fossils” sale.

Kronosaurus fossil.  Can you even imagine what this looked like when it was swimming through the ocean?

Kronosaurus meaning "lizard of Kronos" is an extinct genus of short-necked pliosaur. It was among the largest pliosaurs, and is named after the leader of the Greek Titans, Cronus.

lostbeasts:    Ordovician Trilobites

(examples of variations found among trilobite fossils)Ordovician Trilobites. I wish these guys were still alive, I would have one as a pet.