Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:504
Fossil Type:Tooth
Fossil Description:Bullnose ray (not Cownose ray, not Spotted Eagle ray)
Status:Extant
Relative Size:Medium
Class:Chondrichthyes
Subclass:Elasmobranchii
Order:Myliobatiformes
Family:Myliobatidae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Myliobatis freminvillei [flat surface], Myliobatis californica [concave or V-shaped longitudinal surface], Myliobatis latidens [flat, rough surface texture], or Myliobatis dixoni [top view not straight], (not Rhinoptera bonasus [transverse speed-bump on s?????????????????????????????????I| ???
Era/Period:Cenozoic/Tertiary
Epoch/Age:Miocene/Eocene
MYA:5 to 23/55
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Atlantic Ocean, Manasquan River Inlet
Discovery Location (City, ST):Manasquan, NJ
Discovery Location (County):Monmouth
Deepest Formation:Manasquan
Color:Brown
Dimensions:0.5"L
Comments:Very worn, with unique coloration
Collector Name:RLD
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