Anomaeodus phaseolus (Hay)
Species Name: Anomaeodus phaseolus (Hay)
Age: Upper Cretaceous, Campanian
Location: St. Georges, Denver, USA
Anomaeodus phaseolus teeth from the Campanian age of the Upper cretaceous period which is approximately 72 to 83 million years ago. These bony fish had rounded peg-like teeth and because of this they are believed to have fed on clams and crustaceans, using there rounded teeth to crush the hard shells. These particular specimens were found in St Georges, Denver, USA. The teeth are approximately 0.3 - 0.5 mm and are sold individually in small plastic bags with an information label.