Rare Shark Teeth Species

Rare Shark Teeth Species

Buried Treasure Fossils offers a nice selection of rare fossil shark teeth for sale. These rare shark species include Parotodus (False Mako shark), Giant Thresher shark teeth, serrated Thresher shark teeth, Somnisus (Greenland shark), etc. These teeth are rare fossil shark teeth are seldom seen for sale! Authenticity guaranteed.

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  1. Edestus heinrichi
    $2,450.00

    A huge ultra rare, Top Quality Edestus heinrichi partial whorl with five and a half crowns from Herrin, Illinois. A January Fossil of the Month. This whorl is incredibly massive at 7-1/2" long, 3-1/2" height, and 13/16" thick. It weighs 1-1/4 pounds. This specimen also comes with an imprint (see photos). Note - this specimen was found on the mine floor with the crowns snapped off. The crowns were professionally reassembled and restored. Note - The crowns are huge at 2-1/4" wide and look fantastic. This is a Paleozoic shark that lived in swamp that our now underground coal deposits. Exceptional preservation, serrations, and serration detail. The Edestus shark would have an upper and lower tooth whorl that are vertically opposed. Research showed that they could use their opposing teeth in a scissor-like motion to cut prey. It is the first animal to cut vertically. A very strange looking and unique acting shark. Shark recreation image is credited to Julio Lacerdo. These rare teeth are Pennsylvanian age from Illinois. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    I01    Tooth size:  2-1/4" wide    Whorl size:  7-1/2" length x 3-1/2" height

    Adding 14 Edestus shark specimens in January 2023.    Link to Edestus shark.

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  2. Parotodus benedeni - Georgia
    $1,250.00

    An ultra rare, Top Quality EXTRA LARGE Parotodus benedeni lateral tooth with a massive root from the St. Mary's River, Georgia. A Miocene age tooth from the Hawthorne Fm. A November Fossil of the Month. An incredible red colored tooth! Highest quality enamel with sharp edges and tip. Root is massive, complete, nicely articulated, and has a small hydration crack. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A very difficult tooth to locate from a loction that produces few Parotodus teeth. You never see top quality Parotodus teeth from the St. Mary's River. This is a very old collection piece. My largest and BEST St. Mary's red benedeni tooth!

    G151          SIZE: 2-3/4" 

    Note - Adding two rare Georgia Parotodus teeth in November 2021.    Link to Parotodus teeth.

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  3. Rolfodon ludvigseni
    $1,000.00

    A Very Rare, Top Quality (Gem) Rolfodon ludvigseni tooth from Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada. An August Fossil of the Month. This is a new genius of Frill shark from the Late Cretaceous deep water Northumberland Formation deposit. A unique species of Chlamydoselachiform shark, the Frill shark. These teeth exhibit classic Frill shark design with a central cusp flanked by two lateral cusps. The crown is near complete (central cusp end damage)  and the root is complete. Note - two crown ends were very neatly reattached without fill or gaps which is typical for a matrix free specimen. Crack lines are hard to see without magnification. Highest quality enamel. No repair. A very difficult tooth to locate and an excellent collector's tooth. Authenticity guaranteed. This incredible specimen is from a 20 year old collection. A fantastic Frill shark specimen!

    CD91              SIZE: 5/8"  Wide 

    Note - Adding 64 Hornby Island deep water shark teeth.   ->   Link to all Hornby Island shark teeth.

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  4. Rolfodon ludvigseni
    $1,000.00

    A Very Rare, Top Quality (Gem) Rolfodon ludvigseni tooth from Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada. An August Fossil of the Month. This is a new genius from the Late Cretaceous deep water Northumberland Formation deposit. A unique species of Chlamydoselachiform shark, the Frill shark. These teeth exhibit classic Frill shark design with a central cusp flanked by two lateral cusps. A lateral tooth. The crown is complete and the root is complete. Note - two crown ends were very neatly reattached without fill or gaps which is typical for a matrix free specimen. Crack lines are hard to see without magnification. Highest quality enamel. No repair. A very difficult tooth to locate and an excellent collector's tooth. Authenticity guaranteed. This incredible specimen is from a 20 year old collection. A fantastic Frill shark specimen!

    CD92              SIZE: 5/16"  Wide 

    Note - Adding 64 Hornby Island deep water shark teeth.   ->   Link to all Hornby Island shark teeth.

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  5. Parotodus benedeni - Georgia
    $825.00

    A very rare, Top Quality Parotodus benedeni lateral tooth with a massive root from the St. Mary's River, Georgia. A Miocene age tooth from the Hawthorne Fm. An August Fossil of the Month. An incredible red colored tooth! Highest quality enamel with sharp edges and a sharp tip! Root is massive,complete, nicely articulated, and has essentially no hydration crack. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A very difficult tooth to locate from a loction that produces few Parotodus teeth. You never see top quality Parotodus teeth from the St. Mary's River! This is a very old collection piece.

    G153          SIZE: 2-5/16" 

    Note - Adding three rare Georgia Parotodus teeth in August 2021.    Link to Parotodus teeth.

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  6. Parotodus benedeni
    $675.00

    An ULTRA Rare, TOP QUALITY Parotodus benedeni tooth from Sharktooth Hill, near Bakersfield California. A December 2022 Fossil of the Month. This tooth has a highly desirable light tan enamel and a very massive root. This Parotodus benedeni tooth remains mounted on the original Round Mountain Silt matrix and it is sitting on a chunk of whale bone. The crown enamel has very good luster and very sharp edges. Highest quality enamel! Note -  a small (~1/8") tip repair was professionally done.  A very difficult tooth to locate and an EXCEPTIONAL Collector's tooth! Authenticity guaranteed.  One of the rarest P. benedeni teeth. This incredible display piece came out of a 25 year old old collection.

    ST402              SIZE: 2-1/2"

    Posting two Sharktooth Hill Parotodus benedeni teeth in December 2022.   Link to Sharktooth Hill P. benedeni teeth

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  7. Hexanchus microdon symphyseal
    $550.00

    A Very Rare, High Quality Hexanchus microdon symphyseal tooth from Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada. An August Fossil of the Month. This is a species from the Late Cretaceous deep water Northumberland Formation deposit. A species of Hexanchiforme shark. The crown is complete (5+ cusps!) and the root is complete. High quality enamel. No repair. A very difficult tooth to locate and an excellent collector's tooth. Authenticity guaranteed. This incredible specimen is from a 20 year old collection. The symphyseal is always a rare position tooth to find and from a rare locality. A complete symphyseal tooth!

    CD57              SIZE: 3/16" Wide

    Note - Adding 64 Hornby Island deep water shark teeth.   ->   Link to Hornby Island shark teeth.

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  8. Edestus heinrichi
    $495.00

    very rare, Top Quality Edestus heinrichi shark tooth, from Herrin, Illinois. An October Fossil of the Month. This is a Paleozoic shark that lived in swamps that our now underground coal deposits. Two crown specimen. Excellent preservation and serrations. Extra large root size! The Edestus shark would have an upper and lower tooth whorl that are vertically opposed. Research showed that they could use their opposing teeth in a scissor-like motion to cut prey. It is the first animal to cut vertically. A very strange looking and unique acting shark. Shark recreation image is credited to Julio Lacerdo. These rare teeth are Pennsylvanian age from Illinois. Crown tops are repaired. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    I03             SIZE: 1-1/2"   (Root length 6-1/4")

    Adding 11 Edestus shark specimens in October 2021.    Link to Edestus shark.

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  9. Parotodus benedeni - Georgia
    $495.00

    An ultra rare, Top Quality Parotodus benedeni lateral tooth with a massive root from the St. Mary's River, Georgia. A Miocene age tooth from the Hawthorne Fm.  An excellent red & gray colored tooth! High quality enamel with sharp edges. Root is massive, complete, nicely articulated, and has essentially no hydration crack. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A very difficult tooth to locate from a loction that produces few Parotodus teeth. You never see top quality Parotodus teeth from the St. Mary's River. This is a very old collection piece.

    G152          SIZE: 2-3/8" 

    Note - Adding two rare Georgia Parotodus teeth in November 2021.    Link to Parotodus teeth.

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  10. Rolfodon ludvigseni
    $450.00

    A Very Rare, Top Quality Rolfodon ludvigseni junvenile tooth from Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada.  This is a new genius of Frill shark from the Late Cretaceous deep water Northumberland Formation deposit. A unique species of Chlamydoselachiform shark, the Frill shark. (Note - the specimen is the size and character of the extremely rare Chlamydoselachus balli, but it lacks the two small acessory cusps that reside between the main cusps.)  These teeth exhibit classic Frill shark design with a central cusp flanked by two lateral cusps. The crown is near complete with damage to one cusp end and the root may complete or may be missing some root end. Highest quality enamel. No repair. A very difficult tooth to locate and an excellent collector's tooth. Authenticity guaranteed. This incredible specimen is from a 20 year old collection. An excellent Frill shark specimen!

    CD94              SIZE: 3/16"  Wide 

    Note - Adding 64 Hornby Island deep water shark teeth.   ->   Link to all Hornby Island shark teeth.

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  11. Parotodus benedeni                                
    $425.00

    An EXTRA LARGE, very rare, Parotodus benedeni lateral tooth with a massive root from the Whale Branch, So. Carolina. A Miocene age tooth from the Hawthorne Fm. High quality enamel with sharp edges and a sharp tip. Root is complete, nicely articulated, and a typical hydration crack. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A difficult tooth to locate.

    SC861              SIZE: 2-3/4" 

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  12. Hexanchus gigas   - Chile
    $425.00

    An Ultra Rare, Hexanchus griseus symphyseal tooth from the Caldera Basin of Chile. This is complete lower jaw symphyseal tooth. A rare male shark. Superb preservation and color. Nine plus very sharp and one primary cusp surrounded by many small pathologic cusps. An excellent complete root. Authenticity guaranteed. Museum Quality collector's tooth. Unfortunately there are no more teeth coming from this site. This is a piece from an old collection.

    C402L          Size: 13/16" W  (13/16" H)

    Note - Adding 22 new Chilean Hexanchus teeth in May 2021 ->  Link to Hexanchus Teeth 

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