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Are these megaldon?

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Hugo Tran

Found these hunting for teeth along a beach in Venice FL. They are kind of small, but I thought that could maybe be prosterior teeth? Any opinion is appreciated. Thanks! 

 

-HT

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Hugo Tran

Hand-tooth size comparison. 

 

-HT

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jcbshark

I would guess they're not but they are heavily worn:)

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Macrophyseter

They could be, but for teeth of that size and shape, a more likely shark IMO would be a requiem shark tooth from the genus Carcharhinus

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Hugo Tran

Okay cool. Thanks for the help both of you!  :)

 

-HT

 

added: Just a newbie question here-I thought that only certain teeth (like a megaldon) would have the bourlette? Is that correct, or can any tooth have bourlette? 

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ynot
3 hours ago, Hugo Tran said:

-I thought that only certain teeth (like a megaldon) would have the bourlette? Is that correct, or can any tooth have bourlette? 

There are several genus and species of shark that have a burlett on their teeth.

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Hugo Tran

Okay thanks ynot! Still happy I found some nice teeth. 

 

-CH27

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ynot
2 minutes ago, Hugo Tran said:

Okay thanks ynot! Still happy I found some nice teeth. 

 

-CH27

:thumbsu:

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