Placas Dentales Stingray - Myliobatis sp. (6)

Descripción
Placas Dentales Stingray - Myliobatis sp. (6)
Upper Paleocene, Thanetian stage, (~56 Million Years) - África

LOCATION Oued Zem, Morocco
FORMATION Ouled Abdoun Basin (Phosphate beds)
SIZE 42.1 mm • 1.66 in (The Biggest)

Myliobatis species can reach a width up to about 1.8 m (6 ft). Their bodies consist of a rhomboidal disc, wider than long, with one dorsal fin. The head is broad and short, with eyes and spiracles on the sides. The tail is slender, with one or two large spines at the base, without tail fin.

The teeth are arranged in the lower and upper jaws in flat tooth plates called pavement teeth, each consisting of about seven series of plates, which are used to crush clam shells and crustaceans.

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Detalles del lote
Ejemplar
Placas Dentales Stingray
Objeto
Myliobatis sp. (6)
Origen
África
Periodo geológico
Upper Paleocene, Thanetian stage, (~56 Million Years)
Estado
En buen estado
Peso
7 g
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