Chubutensis Shark Tooth from Calvert Cliffs

  • $ 115.00


Up for sale is a nicely preserved Chubutensis shark tooth from the Calvert Cliffs area of Maryland, USA. Teeth from this location are rare and usually very well preserved when found. This tooth has a small chip at the tip and a couple of natural nick, but the serrations and bourlette are in almost pristine condition.

This tooth is 100% genuine with no repairs or restorations and was measured with a calliper to ensure accuracy.

Specifications of Tooth:

Species: Carcharocles or Carcharodon chubutensis

Length: 2.381” (60.48mm)

Width:  1.805” (45.85mm)

Weight: 23.86 grams (0.842 oz.)

Location: Calvert Cliffs, Maryland, U.S.A.

Carcharocles chubutensis is an extinct species of megatoothed shark that lived during the Miocene, Pliocene and Ogliocene epochs of the Quarternary period (28 to 5 millions years ago). It was a close relative of Megalodon, but smaller in size and its diet included fish, sea turtles and cetaceans.

Length: 2.381” (60.48mm)

Width:  1.805” (45.85mm)

Weight: 23.86 grams (0.842 oz.)

Location: Calvert Cliffs, Maryland, U.S.A.

Genus/Species: C. chubutensis (genus is still being disputed)

Geological era: Cenozoic

Period: Neogene

Epochs: Ogliocene to Pliocene

Age (MYA): 25 to 5 Million Years Ago

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