Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:5022
Fossil Type:Tooth
Fossil Description:Shortfin (Narrowtooth) Mako shark
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Large
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Subphylum:Vertebrata
Class:Chondrichthyes
Subclass:Elasmobranchii
Order:Lamniformes
Suborder:Lamnoidei
Family:Lamnidae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Isurus desori (Sismonda)
Era/Period:Cenozoic/Tertiary
Epoch/Age:Early Miocene
MYA:18 to 22 (20)
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PCS) (formerly Lee Creek) Phosphate Mine
Discovery Location (City, ST):Aurora, NC, USA
Discovery Location (County):Beaufort
Deepest Formation:Pungo River
Color:Tan/grey
Dimensions:2.25"diag, 2.1"Lx1.25"W
Weight:10.9g
Comments:Purchased, not found. Right lower anterior. Perfect condition. Crisp apex and cutting edges.
Collector Name:RLD
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