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Need some help from the micro fossil experts. I am going through some mud samples from Terkingua TX and found this item. Appx 1/16" long and ribbed. Doesn't look like wood so was thinking something along the lines of a dental plate. I was told it was part of the Aguja formation but am not sure so am trying to pinpoint the actual formation on this map. How far off base am I?
- At top and top left, extinct mako shark teeth - At right and upper right, upper and lower Hemipristis serra (snaggletooth shark) teeth - At left and center-left, sand tiger shark teeth - At bottom and bottom-left, ray dental crushing plates - At lower right, fish (sturgeon?) dermal scute
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