tooth of Carcharocles chubutensis

Sharks from the Miocene

These images show the front and back of a tooth of Carcharocles chubutensis, UF262182. This fossil was found in the … Continue

Cynorca occidentale VP UF234400d

Peccaries in Panama

This is the lower jaw of “Cynorca” occidentale UF234400, early to middle Miocene, 19-14.8 mya. This extinct peccary was part … Continue

Architectonica nobilis, a sundial gastropod from the Gatún Formation. Photo from the Fossils of Panama website.

Fossils of Panama

The fossils of the Miocene age Gatún Formation have been studied for over 150 years.  Examples of fossil vertebrates (sharks … Continue