Ceratopsians / Triceratops

Ceratopsians / Triceratops

Ceratopsians are the "horn face" herbivore dinosaurs that lived throughout the Cretaceous period. They are characterized by a extraordinarily large skull, large horns over the eyes or nose or both. Ceratopsians were and quadrupeds reaching a length of ~24 feet. The most famous is the Triceratops which is often depicted fighting off a hungry T. rex dinosaur. Fossil remains include well preserved teeth, bones, frill sections, and claws. These top quality specimens were all legally collected from private lands in the northwestern US.Late Cretaceous, Hell Creek Fm. (or equivalent), 68-66 MYA.

Triceratops horridus is the large, three horned dinosaur that lived in the late Cretaceous of North America. Triceratops grew to a length of approximately 30 feet, a height of nearly 10 feet, and a weight of 26,000 lbs. This quadrupedal herbivore had beaked jaws for nipping cycads and palms, and their jaws were filled with rows of large teeth used to grind vegetation. Triceratops had large brow horns that can exceed 3 feet in length and had a large bony frill covering its neck.  The large brow horns and their strength may have offered defense from their main predator Tyrannosaurus rex. There are two species of Triceratops found in the Hell Creek formation, Triceratops horridus was the more common species. Both Triceratops horridus and Triceratops prosus would have similar teeth, claws and bones.

Today, we find fossilized Triceratops teeth, unguals (claws), horns, and non-associated bones in the Hell Creek Formation. Authentiicity guaranteed.

 


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  1. Triceratops
    $375.00

    A LARGE Top Quality, partially rooted Triceratops horridus tooth from the late Cretaceous of western North America. Triceratops is a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek formation. This is a large maxillary or upper jaw tooth. The enamel is high quality with nice color / patina. The chewing surface measures 1” with a very high center ridge. This tooth has no tip wear. No cracks. No restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Garfield Co., Montana. Note - this tooth comes with a Riker display frame. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent partially rooted Triceratops tooth! 

    DC07         SIZE: 1-5/16"         

    Note - Adding 10 new Triceratops teeth in December 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  2. Triceratops Frill Section
    $350.00

    A LARGE, Top Quality Triceratops horridus frill section from the late Cretaceous of northern North America. Triceratops was a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek and Lance Creek formations which is know for three horns and the large frill protecting its neck. This is a great frill section with excellent detail preserved. Fantastic brown patina. You can see all of the natural blood grooves across the surface of the frill. No repair or restoration. 100% natural specimen. Legally collected on private land in Carter Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    DC41         SIZE: 7-1/2" Wide x 4-7/8" H

    Note - Adding 20 new Triceratops bones in July 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  3. Triceratops
    $350.00

    A LARGE Top Quality, rooted Triceratops horridus tooth from the late Cretaceous of western North America. Triceratops is a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek formation. This is a dentary or lower jaw tooth. The enamel is high quality with nice color / patina. The chewing surface measures ~7/8”. This tooth has no tip wear. No cracks. No restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Powder River Co., Montana. Note - this tooth comes with a Riker display frame. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent rooted Triceratops tooth! 

    DC05         SIZE: 2"         

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  4. Triceratops
    $325.00

    A Top Quality, partially rooted Triceratops horridus tooth from the late Cretaceous of western North America. Triceratops is a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek formation. The enamel is high quality with nice color / patina. The chewing surface measures 3/4”. This tooth has no tip wear. No cracks. No restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Carter Co., Montana. Note - this tooth comes with a Riker display frame. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent partially rooted Triceratops tooth! 

    DC08         SIZE: 1-1/4"         

    Note - Adding 18 new Triceratops teeth in June 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  5. Triceratops Epoccipital
    $325.00

    A Top Quality Triceratops horridus epoccipital (frill ornament) from the late Cretaceous of northern North America. Triceratops was a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek and Lance Creek formations which is know for three horns and a large frill protecting its neck. This epoccipital has excellent detail preserved and great color / patina. The epoccipitals were triangular bone ornaments that lined the top of the frill. The young Triceratops had narrow and tall epoccipitals, older Triceratops had low and wide epoccipitals, and adult Triceratops no longer had this ornament. You can see this epoccipital is narrow and tall which are characteristics of a juvenile Triceratops. Complete specimen. No repair or restoration. 100% natural specimen. Legally collected on private land in Powder River Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    DC25         SIZE: 1-3/8" Heigth x 1-1/4" Wide

    Note - Adding 20 new Triceratops bones in July 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  6. Triceratops Frill Section
    $295.00

    A LARGE, Top Quality Triceratops horridus frill section from the late Cretaceous of northern North America. Triceratops was a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek and Lance Creek formations which is know for three horns and the large frill protecting its neck. This is a great frill section with excellent detail preserved. Fantastic brown patina. You can see all of the natural blood grooves across the surface of the frill. No repair or restoration. 100% natural specimen. Legally collected on private land in Carter Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    DC42         SIZE: 5-1/8" Wide x 3-3/8" H

    Note - Adding 20 new Triceratops bones in July 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  7. Triceratops
    $275.00

    A Top Quality, partially rooted Triceratops horridus tooth from the late Cretaceous of western North America. Triceratops is a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek formation. The enamel is high quality with nice color / patina. The chewing surface measures 5/8”. This tooth has no tip wear. No cracks. No restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Carter Co., Montana. Note - this tooth comes with a gem jar display. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent partially rooted Triceratops tooth! 

    DC11         SIZE: 1-3/8"         

    Note - Adding 18 new Triceratops teeth in June 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  8. Triceratops Toe Bone
    $275.00

    A Top Quality, Triceratops horridus toe bone (pes digit) from the late Cretaceous of northern North America. Triceratops was a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek and Lance Creek formations which is know for three horns and the large frill protecting its neck. This is a great toe bone with excellent detail preserved and good color / patina. You can see the "mushroom" appearance of proximal ends which is a characteristic of Triceratops and distinguishes it from a Hadrosaur toe bone. Triceratops bones are more difficult to find. No repair or restoration. 100% natural specimen. Legally collected on private land in Garfield Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    DC34         SIZE: 3-1/2" x 1-3/4"

    Note - Adding 20 new Triceratops bones in July 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  9. Triceratops Frill Section
    $245.00

    A Top Quality, Triceratops horridus frill section from the late Cretaceous of northern North America. Triceratops was a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek and Lance Creek formations which is know for three horns and the large frill protecting its neck. This is a great frill section with excellent detail preserved. Fantastic brown patina. You can see all of the natural blood grooves across the surface of the frill. No repair or restoration. 100% natural specimen. Legally collected on private land in Powder River Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    DC43         SIZE: 4-3/4" Wide x 2-5/8" H

    Note - Adding 20 new Triceratops bones in July 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  10. Triceratops
    $225.00

    A Top Quality, Triceratops horridus rooted tooth from the late Cretaceous of western North America. Triceratops is a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek formation. The enamel is high quality with nice color / patina. The chewing surface measures 7/8”. This tooth has no tip wear. No cracks. No restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Carter Co., Montana. Note - this tooth comes with a gem jar display. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent, large Triceratops tooth crown! 

    DC15         SIZE: 1-1/4"         

    Note - Adding 18 new Triceratops teeth in June 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  11. Triceratops
    $225.00

    A Top Quality, Triceratops horridus tooth from the late Cretaceous of western North America. Triceratops is a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek formation. The enamel is high quality with nice color / patina. The chewing surface measures 3/4”. This tooth has no tip wear. No cracks. No restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Carter Co., Montana. Note - this tooth comes with a gem jar display. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent Triceratops tooth crown! 

    DC12         SIZE: 1-1/4"         

    Note - Adding 18 new Triceratops teeth in June 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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  12. Triceratops
    $175.00

    A Top Quality, Triceratops horridus crown from the late Cretaceous of western North America. Triceratops is a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek formation. The enamel is high quality with nice color / patina. The chewing surface measures 7/8”. This tooth has no tip wear. No cracks. No restoration. Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Carter Co., Montana. Note - this tooth comes with a gem jar display. Authenticity guaranteed. An excellent, large Triceratops tooth crown! 

    DC16         SIZE: 1-3/16"         

    Note - Adding 18 new Triceratops teeth in June 2022.       Link to Triceratops fossils catalog

     

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