Parotodus benedeni                    

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An Extra Large, very rare Parotodus benedeni tooth from the Lee Creek mine, Aurora, No. Carolina. Lateral tooth. The crown has sharp cutting edges. Exceptional light tan color and preservation. Nice bourlette. The root is ~9/16" thick and shows few hydration cracks! This incredible Parotodus was found in the Yorktown Formation (Pliocene age). No repair or restoration. A very special, rare collector's tooth. Authenticity guaranteed.  

LC101           Size: 2-9/16"

The Parotodus benedeni, the False Mako, is a very rare species found in the Lee Creek mine. These teeth are massive with huge root. This large predator must have crushed its prey. You never see these teeth for sale!