Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:5024
Fossil Type:Tooth
Fossil Description:Snaggletooth (Weasel) shark
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Large
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Subphylum:Vertebrata
Class:Chondrichthyes
Subclass:Elasmobranchii
Order:Carcharhiniformes
Family:Hemigaleidae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Hemipristis serra (Agassiz, 1843)
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:Mixed greys with some black on crown
Dimensions:1"Lx1.05"W
Weight:2.7g
Comments:Purchased, not found. Right top lateral. Perfect condition. Crisp apex and serrations. Thick root.
Collector Name:RLD
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