Phacodus sp. – Palatal Tooth
Species Name: Phacodus sp.
Age: Cenomanian, Cretaceous, approximately 93 to 100 million years old
Location: Wilmington, Devon, UK
Phacodus teeth found in Wilmington, Devon, UK.These teeth are of Cenomanian age, Cretaceous period, that's approximately 93 to 100 million years old. Phacodus is a genus of ray finned fish which arose in the Late Triassic and existed through to the Eocene. Their body was laterally compressed and they had flattened, peg-like teeth suitable for crushing the shells of prey items. Each tooth is sold separately and they are approximately 1 cm in length. Supplied with an information label.