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Pappocetus lugardi (Andrews, 1920)

(Ancestor of the Basilosaurids)

Era: Cenozoic

Period: Eocene

Stage: Bartonian (41.2 - 37.7 millions of years)

Location: Ad-Dakhla Basin

Formation: Samlat

Province: Oued Ed-Dahab

Region: Oued Ed-Dahab

Tooth measurements: 115 x 54 x 26mm / 4.53" x 2.13" x 1.02"

Weight: 127g / 0.281lb

Coordinates: 23°18'05.0"N 16°03'14.4"W

Description: This is the first time we have found teeth from these archaeocetes. The tooth has been repaired with all possible care.

This material is very scarce, it is a great opportunity.


This piece will travel insured in a safety package to arrive in perfect condition.

Pappocetus lugardi

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