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Moroccan Platecarpus tooth?

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Deinocheirusmaster!

I once went to a rock shop in Utah a few months back and they had a wooden box with Moroccan  mosasaur teeth in it. Most of them had no tip and kids were messin with the teeth causing more damage. I rescued this one and got the tip to and repaired it. However, I see a similarity of the tooth to one I saw in Kansas that belonged to Platecarpus. Could this tooth be a Platecarpus tooth from Morocco? 

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Bone guy

It does look unique, more slender than most moroc mosasaur teeth I see. But I don't know much about mosasaurs, so I can't say if this is platecarpus or not. Maybe @LordTrilobite can help. 

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LordTrilobite

Nope, not a "Platecarpus" ptychodon. Some mosasaurs have more slender teeth in the front of their jaws. So this is probably a more anterior tooth from possibly Prognathodon sp., Eremiasaurus heterodontus or Mosasaurus sp.

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Deinocheirusmaster!
7 minutes ago, LordTrilobite said:

Nope, not a "Platecarpus" ptychodon. Some mosasaurs have more slender teeth in the front of their jaws. So this is probably a more anterior tooth from possibly Prognathodon sp., Eremiasaurus heterodontus or Mosasaurus sp.

I’ll keep that info in mind but thank you for the identification help!

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