Heliocoprion sp.

Heliocoprion sp. Name: Heliocoprion sp.   (cast)  

Locality: Svalbard, Norway  

Age: Permian  

Showcase: Chondrichthyan showcase  

This species had teeth froming a spiral in the front of the mouth. Only the outer teeth were used, and when worn were replaced by new ones. Such teeth have been found in the Permian of Svalbard.  

Other chondrichthyans in the exhibition   

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Publisert 18. mai 2011 16:00