3.1" Fossil Rooted Crocodylomorph (Dyrosaurus) Tooth - Morocco

This is a very nice rooted tooth of the Eocene age crocodylomorph, Dyrosaurus phosphaticus. It is 3.1" inches in length with wonderful preservation and was collected from the phosphate mines in the Oulad Abdoun Basin of Morocco. Teeth in this nice of condition are fairly rare.

Dyrosaurus was a large marine animal, reaching up to 6 meters in length. It's slender jaws with sharp, recurved teeth hint at a primary diet of fish.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Dyrosaurus phosphaticus
LOCATION
Oulad Abdoun Basin, Morocco
FORMATION
Phosphate Deposits
SIZE
3.1" Long
ITEM
#174343
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