1.47" Tyrannosaur (Nanotyrannus) Tooth - Montana

This is a bargain, 1.47" long Tyrannosaur tooth likely of the species Nanotyrannus lancensis from the Hell Creek Formation of Montana. The enamel preserved as a dark brown-black color. There are several repaired cracks throughout this tooth, with gap fill proximal to the root and in cracks acting as gap fill at locations of breakage, hence the reduced price. The serrations however are in great condition and are only interrupted by the points of breakage.

Comes with an acrylic bubble 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
Carter County, Montana
FORMATION
Hell Creek Formation
SIZE
1.47" long (straightline)
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#97463
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