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  • Eastern NC Great White


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    AshHendrick

    Taxonomy

    Great White Shark Tooth

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Chondrichthyes
    Order: Lamniformes
    Family: Lamnidae
    Genus: Carcharodon
    Species: C. carcharias

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Pliocene

    Stratigraphy

    Yorktown Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: Ash Hendrick
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Length: 2.9 "
    Width: 2.1 "

    Location

    GMR
    Pitt County
    North Carolina
    United States

    Comments

    Found at Greens Mill Run, NC August 2016. Tooth was not found with many other fossils but was in a gravel bed along the bank. Serrations are present but worn. 



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