Fossil Pygmy Sperm Whale Tooth, Kogiopsis sp., Miocene

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This is a rare example of a fossil Kogiopsis tooth. This is an extinct Miocene-era whale species that is related to today's pygmy sperm whales. This tooth was recovered from the Peace River, Bone Valley Formation, Hawthorn Group, Hardee County, Florida. It was found in a Miocene-era deposit (approx. 5-23 million years ago).

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the tooth shown. It has some damage from being knocked around in the river, but is mostly intact with a complete crown. Your purchase will include an ID label.