.92" Tyrannosaur Tooth - Judith River Formation

This is a .92" long, Tyrannosaur tooth, from the Judith River Formation of Montana. This formation is approximately 75 million years old, or about 9 million years older than the Hell Creek Formation which also produces T. rex.

This tooth would have come from near the front of the jaw based on it's shape. Excellent preservation with just some minor feeding wear to the tip.

There are three described Tyrannosaurs from the Two Medicine Formation & Judith River Formation, Albertosaurus, Gorgosaurus and Daspletosaurus. Research done on teeth from these three Tyrannosaurs has concluded that isolated teeth are statistically impossible to assign to a specific genre because they are so similar.

Morphometry of the teeth of western North American tyrannosaurids and its applicability to quantitative classification


DETAILS
SPECIES
Albertosaurus, Gorgosaurus or Daspletosaurus
LOCATION
Hill County, Montana
FORMATION
Judith River Formation
SIZE
.92" tooth
CATEGORY
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ITEM
#144834
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