Plesiosaur (Zarafasaura oceanis)                 

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    M1122
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    A well preserved, Large Zarafasaura oceanis Plesiosaur tooth on its original matrix.  A large extinct upper Cretaceous marine reptile from  the phosphate  region (Oulad Abdoun Basin), Khouribga, Morocco. This Plesiosaur has been named Zarafasaura oceanis in 2011. One posssible crack  A fantastic specimen. Authenticity guaranteed.

    M1122             SIZE: 2-1/8"

    Note - We posted four new Plesiosaur teeth in January 2019.     Link to Moroccan Plesiosaur teeth



    Great examples teeth of an extinct Plesiosaur, Zarafasaura oceanis, a large late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) marine reptile from the phosphate region of Morocco. Sharks had to fear these creatures! This species has an unusually long neck and Zarafasaurus literally means "giraffe lizard" in ArabicC. Found in the phosphate  region (Oulad Abdoun Basin), Khouribga, Morocco. Note - This species was previously recognized as Plesiosaurus mauritanicus (Arambourg 1952) which is now regarded as a nomem dubiumZarafasaura oceanis was named in 2011.

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    Size2-1/2"
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