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siteseer posted a topic in Fossil IDHere's an odd one. I think it's a Parotodus that might be the species, P. oligocaenus, which I have read is valid - something to talk to David Ward about. I bought this around the mid-90's as part of a small lot of teeth from the Suwannee River, Florida. I wasn't sure what it was at the time and Parotodus wasn't an in-demand genus like it is now. The dealer thought this and the other teeth washed out of the Ocala Limestone (Late Eocene). I lost track of this tooth and thought I might've traded it somewhere down the line but found it with another tooth from the same site in a zip-lock in a
Marco90 posted a gallery image in Members Gallery
From the album: My collection in progressCretalamna biauriculata Wanner 1902 Location: Morocco Age: 72-66 Mya (Maastrichtian, Upper Cretaceous) Measurements: 1,8x2,8 cm Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Chondrichthyes Subclass: Elasmobranchi Superorder: Selachimorpha Order: Lamniformes Family: Otodontidae
Praefectus posted a fossil in Sharks & RaysL1: 7.6 cm L2: 6.2 cm W: 6.0 cm
True size of prehistoric Megalodon finally revealed (open access paper)
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsTrue size of prehistoric mega-shark finally revealed University of Bristol, September 3, 2020 A new study has revealed the size of the legendary giant shark Megalodon, including fins that are as large as an adult human. The open access paper is: Jack A. Cooper, Catalina Pimiento, Humberto G. Ferrón, Michael J. Benton. Body dimensions of the extinct giant shark Otodus megalodon: a 2D reconstruction. Scientific Reports, 2020; 10 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-71387-y Yours, Paul H.
Shark Week show about Carcharocles megalodon
siteseer posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionShark Week on the Discovery Channel starts tonight and one of the shows is about C. megalodon. It's on at 8pm Eastern and Pacific time.
Carcharocles auriculatus (BLAINVILLE, 1818)
Macrophyseter posted a fossil in Sharks & RaysAcquired 5/14/2019 Image © David Kn.
Still_human posted a gallery image in Members Gallery