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Hi everyone, I'm trying to id some very small shark teeth for an independent research paper I'm writing and am a little unsure on my ids. I took some photos of some typical specimens and was hoping to get some feedback. The scale bar is mm. I put what I think the species is with each group of photos. Any feedback and tips for differentiating these species would be greatly appreciated.
Any thoughts appreciated on the following. I've been working with some material from the Old Church Formation, including previously undescribed sites. The following tooth is from that work. It has most of the characteristics of an early Hemipristis curvatus (Or Hemipristis serra, if you follow Muller). Muller reports two possible teeth that are close to this shape from the Old Church: early Hemipristis serra and Galeorhinus aff galeus. What follows are three photos. 1) The tooth I found and am hoping to identify, 2) a Hemipristis serra from Muller, 1999 and 3) a Galeorhinus aff galeus fro