FHSM VP-545
Carcharodon megalodon (Agassiz, L., 1837)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Carcharodon
Phylum
Chordata
Species
megalodon
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Agassiz, L.
Order
Lamniformes
Year
1837
Family
Lamnidae
Collected by
Date Collected
Identified By
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Identified
1956-04-04
Type
Number of Pieces
2
Description
Skull; Isolated Teeth, (2)

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
South Carolina
County
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Formation
Member
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

Earliest Era
Cenozoic
Latest Era
Cenozoic
Earliest Period
Neogene
Latest Period
Neogene
Earliest Epoch
Pliocene
Latest Epoch
Pliocene
Earliest Age
Latest Age
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone