Bargain, 1.18" Tyrannosaur (Nanotyrannus) Tooth - ND

This is a bargain, 1.18" long Tyrannosaur tooth likely of the species Nanotyrannus lancensis from the Hell Creek Formation of Montana. Much of the enamel is missing and there are a few repaired cracks, hence the bargain price. The claw was collected this past fall from one of our partners new leases near Bowman, North Dakota. Comes in an acrylic display case.

There is a hot debate among paleontologists about whether Nanotyrannus and Tyrannosaurus rex (T-Rex) are really the same species, with Nanotyrannus representing juveniles. Recent finds that are soon to be published should put this debate to rest, definitively proving that Nanotyrannus is in fact a separate genus and valid genus. Nano teeth tend to be much more finely serrated, and much thinner/blade like t-rex teeth, in addition to being smaller.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Nanotyrannus lancensis
LOCATION
Bowman, North Dakota
FORMATION
Hell Creek Formation
SIZE
1.18" long (straightline)
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#41549
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