Notorynchus primigenius - Virginia

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A Top Quality Notorhynchus tooth - a Sevengill Cow shark, from the Pumunkey River, Virginia.  A lower jaw tooth with 7 primary cusps. This tooth is a rare red site tooth with an excellent red - brown color with a red - brown root. Incredible color and preservation. This is a Miocene age, Calvert Formation tooth. An excellent collector's tooth. Authenticity guaranteed. 

VA78         Size: 1-1/8"

Note adding 11 Virginia Cow shark teeth in June 2022.  --> Link to Virginia Cow Shark teeth



This catalog contains excellent shark teeth from one of the highly sought after Cow sharks, Notorhynchus primigenius, a Sevengill Cow shark. Notorhynchus teeth exhibit wide rectangular root that is topped with a saw-like row of six or more cusps. The Cow shark family is fairly rare and exceptional specimens are hard to locate. These teeth are Miocene - Pliocene age found in Virginia and are among the finest known examples.