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Isurus retroflexus Oligocene Mako Shark Tooth

This is a little gem of a tooth that is a very good example of the species Isurus retroflexus. Its tough to see from the photo, but the blade is flattened, which is one of the keys to differentiating this species from Isurus desori, another Oligocene mako shark that has very similar looking teeth.

Age Oligocene Epoch
Category Shark Teeth
Formation Chandler Bridge Formation
Location Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Species Isurus retroflexus
Length 1 3/8 inches

ID1922
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Date Added3/23/2007

  

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