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Lot 1922: Natural History - Pterosaur Fossil Tooth Group
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Cretaceous Period, 145-65 million years BP. A group of fifteen pterosaur teeth Siroccopteryx moroccensis, found south of Taouz, in the Moroccan Sahara. 8 grams total, 12-29mm (1/2 - 1"). From the collection of the palaeontologist R Gledhill, collected between 1930 and 1960. So far, Siroccopteryx is the only named flying reptile from Africa and its narrow, curved teeth were probably used to catch fish. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.