Parodotus benedeni - Ocean

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An Ultra Rare, LARGE TOP QUALITY Atlantic ocean Parotodus benedeni tooth from the offshore Wrightsville Beach, No. Carolina. An August Fossil of the Month. Excellent enamel with clean cutting edges. A robust tooth with a complete heavy root. This tooth appears to be a Yorktown Fm., Pliocene age tooth. No repair or restoration. An ultra rare collector's tooth! Authenticity guaranteed. The Atlantic ocean Parotodus teeth are ultra rare in this condition! A must have Benedeni collector's tooth. You do not see this quality in the Atlantic ocean teeth!

NC541           SIZE: 2-11/16"

Adding 4 Atlantic ocean Parotodus benedeni teeth in August 2020.    Link to Parotodus benedeni teeth.

Parotodus benedeni, the False Mako, is a rare shark found during the Pliocene period. These North Carolina Atlantic ocean Parotodus benedeni teeth are found on a couple of shelves located 40 miles offshore Wrightsville Beach. These shelves represent a prehistoric river bottom. Divers retrieve these teeth at a water depth of 100 feet.

Note - all teeth sizes are slant height unless otherwise noted.