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