Scaldicetus sp.

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    C707
    Out of stock
    $50.00
    Overview

    An exceptional Scaldicetus sp., a Sperm whale, tooth from Caldera area of Chile. This tooth has exceptional preservation, fantastic brown color, and is exceptionally clean. An incredible late Miocene Sperm whale tooth from the Bahia Inglesa Fm. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. Unfortunately there are no more teeth coming from this site! Note - All posted teeth are associated.

    C707   SIZE: 2-1/16"  (7/8" W)

    Note - Adding five Chilean Sperm Whale teeth in April 2020. -> Link to Whale teeth.


    Scaldicetus is an extinct genus of a highly predatory sperm whale that lived in the middle to late Miocene. Scaldicetus had large teeth with irregularly wavy enamel on their conical crowns. Probable Megalodon food source along with other whale species. Chile produces exceptional Scaldicetus teeth and complete sets are occassionally found. An old collection piece.

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