The Oligocene Parotodus

Comparison between a syntype tooth (A) and referred tooth (B) of Parotodus oligocaenus. Both are in labial view and are not to scale. The hooked megatooth1, genus Parotodus Cappetta, 1980, currently contains three species: the early Eocene P. pavlovi (Menner, 1928), middle-late Eocene P. mangyshlakensis Kozlov in Zhelezko & Kozlov, 1999, and Miocene-Pliocene P. benedenii … Continue reading The Oligocene Parotodus