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Scientific name: Chordata: Chondrichthyes: : : Carcharodon megalodon
Common Name: Great White Shark

Country: USA
State/District: MD
County: Calvert
Date (D-M-Y): 12 - 2001

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: Don Greaves
Collector: Don Greaves
Location: Calvert County
Keywords: A Carcharodon megalodon Carcharocles megalodon fish fossil Great White Shark Miocene Epoch tooth
Additional Information:   This species is also called Carcharocles megalodon (Timmerman and Chandler 1995, page 16).  The tooth on the right is from a Great White Shark, and this tooth is about 10 million years old.

Timmerman, J. R. and R. Chandler. 1995. Cretaceous and Paleogene Fossils of North Carolina. A Field Guide. The North Carolina Fossil Club, Inc., Durham, NC. 70 pp.

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