Carcharocles (Carcha rodon) - Megalodon Tooth - 78mm x 103mm

Description
Carcharocles (Carcha rodon) - Megalodon Tooth - 78mm x 103mm
Eocene to Pliocne Period- C. 55- 5 Million Years Ago

Carcharocles (Carcha rodon) Megalodon Tooth

Eocene to Pliocne Period- C. 55- 5 Million Years Ago

Order to which the fossil belongs: Lamniformes

Name of which the family belongs : Otodontidae

The genus carcharocles is an extinct lineage of sharks and is one of
the planet’s largest predators , estimated at 13m (42 1/2 ft) long.
They had roughly 24 teeth in the upper jaw and about 20 teeth in
the lower . The crown of the tooth is triangular with a extremely
large root. The species Carcharocles megalodon lived in warm seas
and were the largest and youngest of its lineage.
In good condition and a nice example.
103mm length

Lot details
Specimen
Carcharocles (Carcha rodon)
Object
Megalodon Tooth - 78mm x 103mm
Geological Period
Eocene to Pliocne Period- C. 55- 5 Million Years Ago
Condition
Good condition
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