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(Rare) unidentified Calvert Cliffs mammal tooth ??


Seymour Chubens

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Seymour Chubens

I've never found anything like this. 3 roots (1 broken) IMG_1095.thumb.JPG.f651d4df08857be609aa68dce85027f5.JPGIMG_1096.thumb.JPG.787c6780f95cb6821a6779cc93e01181.JPGIMG_1097.thumb.JPG.b64b6cd12e789812fb40e7cbbad5a757.JPGIMG_1098.thumb.JPG.8c639c2b0cee694db155d2760c7d44df.JPGIMG_1103.thumb.JPG.8963da9b1bf2450214e44ea6bbbd5a2b.JPG

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Brett Breakin' Rocks
1 hour ago, Seymour Chubens said:

I've never found anything like this. 3 roots (1 broken)

We need a size for the tooth and a shot of the chewing surface from directly above the tooth. My first impression was a Sus sp. or peccary etc.  Someone will be along that recognizes it.

 

Peccary pre-molars for reference:

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Phylogenetic Systematics of Peccaries (Tayassuidae: Artiodactyla) and a Classification of South American Tayassuids

 

Again, this might be the wrong direction but here are "Tayassuid dentaries and lower teeth from the Pleistocene of Florida."

Image Credit: Richard C. Hulbert

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Cheers,

Brett

 

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Troodon

With regard to mammal material at Calvert Cliffs,  Peccary is one of the more typical animals found and it looks like one.    Nice rare find.  

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