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Texas pliosaur tooth

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Xiphactinus

beautiful!!!

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StevenJD

beautiful tooth! 

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LanceH

I also have this tooth found a couple weeks earlier identified as either Ichthyosaur or also Pliosaur?  

What is the forum's opinion?

 

 

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Darktooth

Really nice tooth! Congratulations on a great find!

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Jesuslover340

Both are mis-identified Goniopholis croc teeth; I believe you should send these to me so as not to bear the shame of possessing such pitiful specimens any longer ;)

On a completely different note-quite enviable finds!

 

Edit: I don't think these are actually croc teeth-just joking!

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-Andy-

Gosh! Whether it's pliosaur, ichthyosaur or croc, it's a darn fine tooth.

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Mike from North Queensland

Nice tooth and I suspect the specimen with the full crown is pliosaur but without the root its would be hard to confirm.

Marine reptile is the only certain id. That is unless there was only the one option from the formation where the tooth came from.

 

Mike D'Arcy

 

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aplomado

nice

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Ptychodus04

@LanceH From the pics it looks like this is from the basal Eagle Ford Group, possibly Tarrant Formation? If that assumption is correct, I would personally lean towards pliosaur for the ID. I am unaware of any croc teeth reported from the Eagle Ford, although it is possible since they are abundant in the underlying Woodbine formation.

 

It seems that the rising seal level during the Late Cenomanian pushed the crocodilians out of the area.

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Fossil-Hound

Excellent specimens from an excellent location.

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Vieira

Amazing tooth :dinothumb:

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LanceH

The two teeth are from different locations about 45 miles apart.

 

The bigger one is from the Tarrant or lower Britton Formation.

 

The smaller one is from just above the Kamp Ranch limestone at the junction of the Britton and Arcadia Park Formations.

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-Andy-

The top one is almost certainly pliosaur then.

 

Grats on a wonderful tooth.

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Dracorex_hogwartsia

WOW! Great Find! That is an absolutely beautiful tooth! Congratulations!

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hxmendoza

Very nice finds.

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Pemphix

Really nice tooth !

 

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Archaeopteris

Very nice find.

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Macrophyseter

What a rare find! :envy:

(I want to rob the first tooth off your hands, that how much I like that one)

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