Length 0.58 inches 14.9mm
Date Listed 26th February 2023
Location Hell Creek formation, Garfield county, USA
Age 66 million years, Maastrichtian, Cretaceous
This Nanotyrannus tooth, measuring only 14.9 mm, is one of the smallest Tyrannosaurid teeth we’ve ever seen. Still, the clearly visible and sharp serrations and the minimal feeding wear on the tip, make sure this tooth would be an amazing addition to your collection.
All our fossils are consolidated with paraloid b72, to preserve for future generations as is standard procedure within all museums. No repair or restoration to this fossil.
Nanotyrannus lancensis, one of the most controversial species in the palaeontological world, is a species of Tyrannosaurid from the Late Cretaceous of North America. Sharing it’s habitat with the more famous and larger Tyrannosaurus rex has some believing this species is just a juvenile of the Tyrant King. More new finds and studies will have to clarify the exact origin of this species.
The Hell Creek formation, located around the border of the USA and Canada, was the home of some of the most iconic and famous dinosaurs in history. Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, Pachycephalosaurus and many more, all of them true giants. Sharing their home with a wide variety of other creatures, like crocodiles, birds, amphibians.