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Otodus Auriculatus

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1.13"

Nice little ric also measuers 1.13 wide
1.19"

Nice little posterior
1.25"

a worn tooth
1.25"

nice and sharp
1.3"

Small Ric with a tip ding
1.5"

My only complete rick from here, lots of broken ones
1.56"

Minor damage
1.69"

Nice little ric with some matrix on the root
1.69"

It's a shame when they come right out of the layer like this
1.69"

Auriculatus shark tooth
1.81"

Great color to this ric and perfect to boot
1.81"

Worn little ric.
1.81"

Little auriculatus tooth missing a cusp
1.88"

Nice color to this tooth. There is some damage and some matrix stuck to the back.
1.88"

Worn ric shame the cusp is missing
1.94"

Another nice ric
2"

Decent ric with tip damage
2"

Missing both cusps
2"

Nice ric
2"

A nice little Auriculatus found many years ago.
2"

Missing a cusp
2.06"

Tip ding but otherwise a really nice tooth.
2.13"

I nice little auriculatus. Only my second complete one from this local.
2.19"

Slightly worn
2.19"

Shame the cusp is missing
2.19"

Beatup tooth
2.25"

Worn ric missing a cusp
2.25"

Missing a cusp and part of the root
2.25"

Nice ric serrations a little worn but much better than the picture showa
2.25"

Missing most of one cusp
2.25"

Shame this auriculatus is missing the cusp
2.31"

Nice ric with some feeding damage
2.31"

This pretty colored tooth looks much better than the picture shows.
2.38"

Great color to this ric. The serrations are mostly worn
2.38"

Left with three on this day, but this was the best one. These teeth tend to be broken alot in these quarries
2.38"

Theses colored rics from here are usually all beat up like this
2.38"

Early Eocene Ric from the Nanjemoy Formation of Maryland. This tooth has very ragged serrations and is probably a transitional from the Woodstock Member. There is feeding damage on both sides of the lower blade but it is clear that the serrations do go to the tip of the tooth.
2.38"

A very nice South Carolina Carcharocles Auriculatus from Lafarge.
2.38"

Worn ric
2.38"

Nice early Auriculatus shark totoh
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