Collection of fossils "Carcharias"

60 €

Eocene epoch, 56-33,9 million years ago, Oulad Abdoun Basin, Morocco, North-Africa, private collection from Netherlands.

Carcharias is a genus of sand tiger sharks belonging to the family Odontaspididae. Once bearing many prehistoric species, all have gone extinct with the exception of the critically endangered sand tiger shark.

Exceptional small collection of vertebraes & anterior fossil teeths of the extinct sand tiger shark, Carcharias hopei. These fossils (5pcs) come from the Eocene aged phosphate deposits in the Oulad Abdoun Basin of Morocco. The distinctive side cusps are well preserved on these beautiful teeths. Size varies from 2,0cm to 4,4cm. Sell as a set.