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Carcharocles megalodon Agassiz


Kuzubukuro, Higashi-matsuyama city, Saitama pref., Japan

Miocene, Neogene, Cenozoic (15 Ma)


Kindgom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Chondrichthyes, Subclass Elasmobranchii, Order Lamniformes, Family Otodontidae


Carcharodon megalodon Agassiz, Procarcharodon megalodon Casier

Carcharocles megalodon

Width: 50 mm. Tooth fossil of a huge shark. Recovered from upper brown bed of Godo Formation formed under the marine environment such as continental shelf.

Carcharocles megalodon Agassiz

Width: 10 mm. Magnified image of the edge of the tooth. There are rounded notches along the tooth edge.

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