A Top Quality Hemipristis serra shark tooth from So. Carolina. Highest quality enamel. A blue & black crown with a charcoal root. Exceptional color! Upper jaw tooth. Sharp serrations. Great eye appeal. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. An exceptional collector's tooth.
This catalog contains very nice specimens from the Snaggletooth shark, Hemipristis serra. Hemipristis serra or Snaggletooth sharkis an extinct species of Weasel shark which evolved during the Oligocene epoch. The Hemipristis shark exists today, but it is smaller than its Miocene - Pliocene cousin. These So Carolina Hemipristis teeth are Miocene age (10-15 million years ago).
H. serra teeth are noted for their wide variation between upper and lower jaw teeth. The majority of the H. serra teeth exhibit very pronounced serrations. The Snaggletooth shark teeth are very unique and significantly vary in design depending upon tooth position in the jaw. They are highly sought after by collectors.