Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:52
Fossil Type:Tooth
Fossil Description:Mackerel shark, or Sand Tiger shark
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Large
Class:Chondrichthyes
Subclass:Elasmobranchii
Scientific Name (Genus species):Xiphodolamia ensis or Striatolamia striata (Winkler, 1874)
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:Brown root, dark grey crown
Dimensions:0.85"L
Comments:Some of root damaged, ribbed (striated) enamel with transverse (nutrient) groove in root
Collector Name:RLD
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