Plesiosaur (Zarafasaura oceanis)              

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A well preserved, EXTRA LARGE Zarafasaura oceanis Plesiosaur tooth, 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. Specimen on original matrix. No repair or restoration. A fantastic specimen. Authenticity guaranteed. Note - specimen weighs one pound. There will be an international shipping surcharge.

M1129             SIZE: 2-1/2"

Note - Posted nine new Plesiosaur teeth in October 2022.  -->  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.