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    • A nice example of a Campanian aged S. pristodontus. Though not as large or as nicely preserved as many of the Maastrichtian examples, a nice tooth.

    Taxonomy

    Crow Shark

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Chondrichthyes
    Order: Lamniformes
    Family: Anacoracidae
    Genus: Squalicorax
    Species: S. pristodontus
    Author Citation Agassiz, 1843

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Cretaceous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Campanian

    Stratigraphy

    Black Creek Group
    Tar Heel Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: Don Rideout
    Date Collected: 08/11/2015
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 18mm
    Width: 26mm

    Location

    Neuse River
    Wayne County
    North Carolina
    United States

    Comments

    A nice example of a Campanian aged S. pristodontus. Though not as large or as nicely preserved as many of the Maastrichtian examples, a nice tooth.



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