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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: 117 x 35 x 22mm / 4.61" x 1.38" x 0.87"

Weight: 95g / 0.210lb

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

Description: This is the first time that we have found teeth from these archaeocetes in Toptrilos. The tooth has minor repairs that have been carried out 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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