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angel121
Thanks for your help Ryan and Dave. I was thinking possibly shark for the last two but as I said earlier I'm still trying to learn so your help is greatly appreciated.
I have been doing a few more of the macro pictures with my microscope tonight and I think I will start a new topic for them and I can keep adding new ones when I can. 
Regards,
Anicka
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angel121
Hi,
I know teeth aren't always identifiable but these are a few teeth I found on my last trip to Charmouth and I was hoping for a bit of help as I'm still learning. 
The first one was mostly encased in pyrite and you could only see the flat base and the damaged part of the top that was exposed. I tried to clean it up a little last week and it popped out. Unfortunately it came out in 2 pieces which I had to glue, as there was an existing crack which has a thin layer of pyrite inside.
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I think I have identified it as possibly Temnodontosaurus Platyodon as it seems to have a cutting edge and also below the damaged area there also seems to be a wear mark possibly from the opposing tooth rubbing (terminal wear facet) which I believe is also an identifying feature for this species.
The following are tiny teeth I found using a USB microscope from sieved samples I collected from different areas around Charmouth and Lyme Regis. I was amazed with the amount of facinating and beautiful fossils I have found I just wish I knew what most of them were!
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Sorry if the photos aren't great but hopefully their not too bad.
I will try and post some of the other "tiny treasures" I have found in the next few days if anyone might be interested in them. I have been struggling to identify most of them so any help would be greatly received.  
Regards,
Anicka
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angel121
Forgot to include this close up of the possible wear mark if it's any help.

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Koss1959
Massively jealous of the Ichthy tooth! I can't help with the others
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mudbug2
Angel 
Very nice sized Ichthyosaurus tooth, concur with Koss...Little one I would hazard a guess at Shark...

Regards to all who share the passion Mudbug..
S.H.T-N
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angel121
Thank you for the comments. I have to say I was pritty excited when I realised what I had found. I can't wait for my next trip down there!
Regards,
Anicka
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ryanc

Great big tooth and excellent micro pictures - the first of your micro teeth is a definite fish one - the ones with the white tips are actually identifiable to the general family of fish but it escapes my memory at the moment :)

Next one does look like a tiny shark tooth - probably from something like a dogfish.

Last bit is probably part of the jaw/crushing plate from another fish.

Edit: Oh and do post more micro mysteries - it looks very similar to the contents of the oxford clay micros I have picked through despite the 40-50 million year gap.

Regards,

Ryan



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Naze Dave
The two smaller teeth are shark, probably some sort of Hybodont, but not sure which.
Cheers
Dave
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