Otodus sokolovi - Morocco

SKU
M054
In stock
$495.00
Overview

A rare LARGE, Top Quality Otodus sokolovi tooth from Boujdour, Western Sahara, Morocco. Enamel quality is excellent with an excellent large bourlette. The serrations are very sharp with a samll amount of damage including a partial tip serration. The side cusps are complete with uniform serrations - (a younger sokolovi version). The root is massive and complete. Exceptional preservation. This tooth is a Late Eocene age, Aridal Formation (approx. 42 million years ago). No repair or restoration! Authenticity guaranteed.    

M054            SIZE: 3-1/16"

Adding 5 Otodus sokolovi teeth in November 2021.  Link to Moroccan Otodus sokolovi teeth.

 

 

This catalog contains excellent teeth from Otodus sokolovi, the first Giant White shark.Otodus sokolovi 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 (Boujdour) area. These "Auriculatus" are a late stage of Auriculatus development that are referred to as Otodus sokolovi. The area has now produced dozens of them, but few pristine, top quality specimens.***

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