Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:301
Fossil Type:Tooth
Fossil Description:Sand Tiger shark - Largetooth or Smalltooth
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Large
Class:Chondrichthyes
Subclass:Elasmobranchii
Scientific Name (Genus species):Carcharias hopei (Agassiz, 1843) or Odontaspis cuspidatus (Agassiz, 1843)
Era/Period:Cenozoic/Tertiary
Epoch/Age:Eocene (Mid Miocene to Late Eocene 7 to 49 mya)
MYA:34 to 55
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Shark River
Discovery Location (City, ST):Wall/Neptune, NJ
Discovery Location (County):Monmouth
Deepest Formation:Shark River/Manasquan undifferentiated
Color:Black root, black crown
Comments:Side cusplets in fine condition
Collector Name:RLD
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