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Eagle Ray Toothplate

Harry Pristis

This is an eagle ray toothplate from the Suwannee River. Most
often, these toothplates are disarticulated into single teeth.
Note the wear on the occlusal surface, probably from
crushing hard-shelled food items.

Family MYLIOBATIDAE
Subfamily MYLIOBATINAE
Myliobatis sp.
Late Oligocene
Suwannee Limestone
Suwannee County, Florida

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