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Doddyclaire
Hey,

Can you please help identify the attached, I have attached pictures front and back with cm ruler as scale in pic.
The first two sets are I believe hypotodus but I am totally novice so happy to be corrected/informed!
All teeth found in Suffolk at either Felixstowe, Bawdsey, Shotley or Ramsholt

Thanks!!
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Elbert
Hello, shark teeth are not my fortress, but if you found all these teeth near to each other, they are probably Miocene in age; the wide species will likely be Cosmopolitodus hastalis ( mako)
and the narrow ones could be Isurus oxyrinchus.(sand tiger)
It takes a real expert to tell, so I hope one of them will react as well.

greets, Bert
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prep01
Hello Claire, the first 2 are shak's teeth, but we don't have any actual Miocene deposits in this country - just a few patches with 'derived' fossils of Micene age.
Colin Huller
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Gerald Gibson
Doddyclaire:

That is a nice collection of sand shark and other species of sharks.  From my collections, which I have attached, there are similiar specimens.

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prep01
Hi Claire, I'm not certain that all the others are very worn teeth or wether some are 'pseudofossils' of flint!
Colin Huller
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