Zoom Elosuchus Crocodile Tooth 55mm
Zoom Elosuchus Crocodile Tooth 55mm
Zoom Elosuchus Crocodile Tooth 55mm
Zoom Elosuchus Crocodile Tooth 55mm

Extinct Neosuchian Crocodyliform

Elosuchus Cherifiensis Crocodile Tooth 55mm

£197.00 GBP

A superb complete tooth measuring 55mm, from one of the most fierce crocodilian predators yet discovered in the region of Moroccan, North Africa. The beautifully dark and deep patina of the mahogany colour enamel is the first striking feature which captivates the author. The overall conditions of the tooth, unbroken, complete exhibiting clear distinct morphology. The tooth crown is fine, the apical enamel, around 4mm from the apical tip is rippled and of a slightly darker colour, having a less glossy appearance to the rest of the body of the tooth crown, this shows the evidence of feeding wear. The two carinae cutting edges have full serrations which can be seen and felt, this is rare to discover in teeth of this size, also the root is still attached.

An apex collector tooth of the extinct apex marine predator, the stout strong teeth were the grasping and shredding end of the large ferocious reptilian water margin hunter which made the early crocodylomorpha such efficient predators of their domain, from the early beginnings of the Upper Cretaceous period, the line of crocodyloidea evolved.

Genus: Elosuchus cherifiensis (lavocat 1955; deBroin 2002).
Order: Crocodilia. Superfamily: Gaviloidea

Origin: Tegana, Province 'De Ksar-es-Souk', Kem Kem, Morocco, North Africa.
Age: Mesozoic, Cretaceous, Cenomanian - Turonian 100 to 89 million years.

Specimen dimensions:
Length: 5.5 cm
Length: 6.0 cm (outside curvature)
Width: 1.9 cm

Approximate weight: 0.022 g

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