Basilosaurus cetoides (Archaeocete whale)

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An EXTRA LARGE TOP QUALITY, very rare Basilosaurus cetoides, an Archaeocete whale tooth found in the Suwanee River, Suwanee Co., FloridaAn excellent canine tooth (see photo for tooth positions). A July Fossil of the Month. An excellent brown colored crown and root. Nicely articulated. Note - enamel tip shows a wear pattern on crown. Whales do not shed their teeth like the sharks so there teeth will wear with age. An Eocene age tooth (35 MYA).  No repair or restoration. A great Archaeocete tooth from the Suwanee River, Florida.  A very rare collector's tooth from an old collection.  A massive canine tooth!

F1001       SIZE: 5-1/16"  (1-1/2" wide)

Note - Adding a collection of 27 Basilosaurus teeth from Florida and Georgia in July 2023.   Link to Basilosaurus teeth.