Carcharocles auriculatus

SKU
M060
In stock
$35.00
Overview

MASSIVE Auriculatus tooth. Anterior tooth. Enamel quality is quite good with an extra large bourlette. Serrations are very sharp. The tip area was broke during feeding and is worn smooth. This shark was eating some tough whales. The root is massive (>1-1/4" thick). Typical commercial grade tooth. 

M060         SIZE: 3"

This catalog contains excellent teeth from C. auriculatus, the first Giant White shark. C. auriculatus teeth are noted for their triangular crown and very large side cusps which are heavily serrated. These teeth are from the late Eocene (Priabonian - 35 million years ago). Exceptional quality Auriculatus teeth are now coming out of northern Morocco in very limited quantities. A very rare find in Morocco!  *** Please note that these teeth come from the remote Western Sahara (Dakhla) area. TheseAuriculatus are a late stage of Auriculatus development that are referred to as Carcharocles sokolovi. The area has now produced dozens of them, but few pristine, top quality specimens.***

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