Eutrichiurides orpiensis – Tooth
Species Name: Eutrichiurides orpiensis
Age: Palaeocene, 66 to 56 Mya.
Location: Woolwick Bottom Beds, Kent
Eutrichiurides orpiensis tooth collected from the Palaeocene Woolwick Bottom Beds in Kent, UK. Eutrichiurides is an extinct genus of Cultass fish; these fish typically have long, slender bodies with reduced pelvic and tail fins giving them an eel like appearance. These teeth measure between 10 and 14 mm and are supplied individually in small plastic bags with an information label.