Ptychodus mortoni

    SKU
    T388
    In stock
    $120.00
    Overview

    A GEM Quality Ptychodus mortonian extinct durophagous (shell-crushing) shark, tooth from Dallas Co., Texas. An excellent example of this Upper Cretaceous Eagle Ford Fm. tooth. These massive teeth have a design includes a high cusp with radiating occlusal ridges extending across the cusp face. Authenticity guaranteed. Perfect tooth. P. mortoni is a rare rare species in Texas, and when teeth get this large they are extremely rare!

    T388            SIZE: 1-1/4"

    Note - Adding 100+ new Texas shark teeth in October 2021.   Link to Texas shark teeth

    This catalog contains excellent teeth from a durophagous (shell-crushing) shark - Ptychodus mortoni. These teeth were collected from the Eagle Ford Formation. All teeth are complete and well preserved.

    Eagle Ford Group  - The Eagle Ford Group is a sedimentary rock formation deposited during the Upper Cretaceous Cenomanian and Turonian ages (90-95 MYA) that covers much central Texas. Eagle Ford Group contains the following fossil bearing units.

    • Arcadia Park Formation is a member of the Eagle Ford Group in Central Texas (Turonian age)
    • South Bosque Shale Formation is a member of the Eagle Ford Group in Central Texas (early Turonian)
    • Lake Waco Formation is a member of the Eagle Ford Group in Central Texas (Cenomanian)

    Kamp Ranch Formation (member) is limestone which is part of the Arcadia Park Fm., Eagle Ford Group that dates to the Middle Turonian age (90 MYA) in Dallas County, Texas

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