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Paraorthacodus Clarkii

Fossil shark
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.25"

Shame this tooth is damaged
.25"

Damaged tooth
.25"

a nice tooth with two denticals
.25"

A clarkii with three pairs of cusplets.
.31"

.31"

Decent Clarkii.
.31"

a worn clarki
.31"

Nice tooth
.31"

Nice clarki
.31"

nice clarki with three denticals
.31"

Little clarkii
.31"

Real nice Clarkii from the Aquia Formation of Maryland.
.31"

Nice tooth
.38"

Nice clarkii missing only 1 denticle
.38"

This tooth is missing a fee of the denticles. They tend to break off real easy
.38"

They don't get any better that this. Funny thing is it was found amongst a bunch of rocks
.38"

This clarkii is mising some denticles
.38"

Missing a few of the denticles
.38"

Like the curve to the blade.
.38"

These are hard to find. Wish the denticles didn't damage so easily.
.38"

Shame this tooth is damaged
.38"

a nice clarki with a little damage
.38"

Bad tip ding but nice side cusps.
.38"

Nice clarkii
.38"

a worn clarki
.38"

a nice clarki
.38"

Damaged clarkii
.38"

Nice clarkii
.38"

Little clarkii
.38"

A clarkii missing the cusplets.
.44"

.44"

a nice clarki
.44"

Nice clarkii
.44"

Nice tooth with a little matrix stuck to the root
.44"

I haven't found one of these in a while that was decent enough to put up.
.44"

Nice Clarkii with a ding to the main cusp. I don't find too many of these anymore like I used to years ago.
.44"

Nice Paleocene tooth from the Aquia Formation of Maryland.
.5"

Decent tooth.
.5"

little damage to this tooth but still nice and big
.5"

Pretty big for this species. The central cone curves up which is why it appears so stuby