Carcharocles auriculatus was the dominant shark species during the Eocene epoch, about 45 to 55 million years ago. Known as one of the extinct Giant Great White sharks, Carcharocles auriculatus was a massive animal that fed on whales. C. auriculatus is in the evolutionary line of extinct sharks that gave rise to Carcharocles megalodon (recently Carcharodon megalodon). In this lineage, Carcharocles auriculatus, is the great-grandfather of megalodon. Auriculatus evolved into Carcharocles angustidens, which evolved into Carcharocles chubutensis, and then finally Carcharocles megalodon.
Carcharocles auriculatus fossil shark teeth are easily recognizable by their bulbous roots, side cusplets, and serrated blades. The fossilized teeth of Auriculatus can reach lengths over five inches.
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