Otodus auriculatus (Early Eocene form)
A very rare, Otodus auriculatus tooth from the copper-red site of No. Carolina. The crown has coarse serrations. The side cusps are typical of the Otodus obliquus. Complete root. Early Eocene - Ypresian age. A very rare collector's tooth. Very few Otodus auriculatus teeth (early form) found at this site!
NC254 SIZE: 2-1/16"
Note - Adding 9 early NC red site early Rics, transition teeth, and later Rics in June 2020. Link to NC Auriculatus teeth