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Galeorhinus tooth?


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Help please with identification. Is it Galeorhinus?
Length ~ 4 mm.
Age - Middle Miocene.
Location - Western Ukraine.
Thanks in advance!


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Your tooth is partial, so it's a little more difficult to assign to genus/species.

I'm not familiar with your area and not well-versed in this kind of teeth, but I think you're right with the ID.

I haven't a better ID than Galeorhinus sp. for the tooth in question.


Try to compare with some of the teeth below:


excerpt from: Leder, Ronny. (2013). Eocene Carcharinidae and Triakidae (Elasmobranchii) of Crimea and Kazakhstan.


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