This tooth is a fossil of an extinct shark species, Striatolamia macrota, from the Eocene era approximately 54 million years ago. This shark could grow to a length of about 3.5 meters (11.5 ft) and its teeth were notably big for its size. This species belonged to a family called sand sharks (Odontaspididae) which still exist today.
-Tooth comes in a gem jar.
-These teeth generally range from ½" to 1 ¼" in length.
-Please note that you will receive a tooth similar to the ones pictured.
-Specimens were ethically sourced.
This table contains the geological time periods of the past 2.5 billion years on Earth to aid in understanding age immense age of these fossils.(Ma = Mega-annum = 1,000,000 years)
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