Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:516
Fossil Type:Tooth
Fossil Description:Mackerel shark
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Medium
Class:Chondrichthyes
Subclass:Elasmobranchii
Scientific Name (Genus species):Check Cretodus arcuatus, Cretolamna appendiculata, Jaekelotodus trigonalis, and Odontaspis sp
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 root, dark grey crown
Comments:Enameloid covers most of root, only on labial side. Squarish root lobes, nutrient groove and foramen, two small side cusplets (worn), crown curved back distally, wide U-shaped root, straight crown basal margin on lingual side, no dental band, no serration?????????????????
Collector Name:RLD
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