Carcharocles angustidens

SKU
SC504
Out of stock
$225.00
Overview

An Extra Large, Top Quality BLACK Angustidens upper jaw lateral tooth from So. Carolina. Highest quality enamel. Bourlette is an excellent black color and near complete. Excellent serrations with a good tip serration. The root is very nice with no hydration cracks, but has a chip. Excellent color and preservation. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent big Angustidens tooth from So. Carolina. You don't see top quality Angy's this size very often!

SC504              SIZE: 3-1/4"  

Carcharocles angustidens or Angustidens is an extinct ancestor of the Megalodon shark. The Angustidens evolved in the Oligocene disappeared by the early Miocene (approximately 33-22 million years ago). They were preceded by the Auriculatus and were followed by the Chubutensis species in the Megalodon lineage. Angustidens teeth have side cusps that can be large at the base of the crown. These side cusps will be spaced closer to the crown than Auriculatus

This catalog contains exceptional teeth from C. angustidens, the direct ancestor to the Extinct Giant White shark (C. megalodon). C. angustidens teeth are noted for their triangular crowns and small side cusps that are fully serrated. The serrations are very sharp and very well pronounced. These teeth are from the Oligocene (28 million years ago).

Please note that these C. angustidens teeth were found in a Chandler Bridge Formation land site near Summerville, S.C. or other coastal S.C. locations, and are of  very high quality.  These teeth will have full roots, tips, cusps, well defined serrations, and little to no damage of any kind. There is a tremendous selection of top quality Angustidens listed below.  If you are looking for a great C. angustidens, check out these teeth!  

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Size 3-7/16" 2-1/4" W
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