.28" Permian Amphibian (Cacops) Tooth - Oklahoma

This is a Lower Permian amphibian (Cacops sp.) tooth from the Richard's Spur Quarry near Lawton, Oklahoma. This permian reptile material is found within cave fissure fill deposits in the quarry.

Comes with a small acrylic case.

Artists reconstruction of Cacops.  By Dmitry Bogdanov Creative Commons License
Artists reconstruction of Cacops. By Dmitry Bogdanov Creative Commons License


Cacops is a genus of dissorophid temnospondyls, is one of the most distinctive Paleozoic amphibians that diversified in the equatorial region of Pangea during the Kungurian stage of the Early Permian. Dissorophids were a group of fully terrestrial, often heavily armored predators.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Cacops sp.
LOCATION
Richard's Spur Quarry, Lawton, Oklahoma
FORMATION
Arbuckle Group
SIZE
.28" long
ITEM
#136411
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