Stunning 1.74 Inch Isurus (Mako) Tooth From Florida

Here is a beautiful fossil shark (Carcharodon hastalis) from Florida's famous Bone Valley area. Teeth from this area are highly coveted by collectors for their beautiful coloration and great preservation. This specimen is 1.74 inches long and shows off this great coloration well.


Carcharodon (Isurus) hastalis has been historically classified broad-toothed mako shark Eocene epoch to the Pleistocene epoch. Fossil teeth can be found in Miocene and Pliocene deposits worldwide. More recent research has reclassified it as part of the white shark lineage which would make the species name Carcharodon hastalis. You can read more about this here.

Teeth of this shark have been found up to 3 1/2" in length but teeth over 2 1/2" are uncommon and very rare over 3".
Carcharodon (Isurus) hastalis
Bone Valley, Florida
Hawthorn Formation
1.74" wide
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