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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil LiteratureMaisch IV, H.M., Becker, M.A. and Chamberlain Jr, J.A., 2018. Lamniform and Carcharhiniform Sharks from the Pungo River and Yorktown Formations (Miocene–Pliocene) of the Submerged Continental Shelf, Onslow Bay, North Carolina, USA. Copeia, 106(2), pp.353-374. Maisch IV, H.M., Becker, M.A. and Chamberlain Jr, J.A., 2020. Macroborings in Otodus megalodon and Otodus chubutensis shark teeth from the submerged shelf of Onslow Bay, North Carolina, USA: implications for processes of lag deposit formation. Ichnos, 27(2), pp.122-141 More papers from John A. Chamberlain Jr, City
I've been acquiring Megalodon teeth from different localities over the past weeks. It's an ongoing project. I'm thrilled to share the first bit of my collection! I thank various members for sharing their knowledge of these localities with me. I would like to thank in particular @Praefectus for bouncing ideas, and for offering his thoughts on the legitimacy of almost every one of these; I also thank @gigantoraptor for generously gifting me the Dutch Meg!
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsTrue size of prehistoric mega-shark finally revealed University of Bristol, September 3, 2020 A new study has revealed the size of the legendary giant shark Megalodon, including fins that are as large as an adult human. The open access paper is: Jack A. Cooper, Catalina Pimiento, Humberto G. Ferrón, Michael J. Benton. Body dimensions of the extinct giant shark Otodus megalodon: a 2D reconstruction. Scientific Reports, 2020; 10 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-71387-y Yours, Paul H.