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1 3/8" Angustidens Shark Tooth

A nice little tooth with a few nicked serrations towards the tip. I've noticed the cusps of the angys found from the ashley marl look a little different from the ones of the chandler bridge. I was thinking maybe the angys from the ashley marl are a type of species that has just evolved from the auriculatus species and are slowly changing to angustidens. I still don't have enough angys from the marl to prove this yet though and maybe I could just be wrong.
Location Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Species Carcharocles angustidens
Age Oligocene Epoch
Formation Ashley Marl
Category Shark Teeth
Length 1 3/8 inches

ID873
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Date Added10/29/2003

This is a close up on one of the cusps on the tooth and it looks a little odd shaped. I think this tooth is a lateral position or one closer to the back end up the sharks jaw.
The first nice angy of the day and I was lucky the tooth was stuck in loose marl, so I was able to easily extract it from the layer.
  

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