Torvosaurus

SKU
DL12
In stock
$950.00
Overview

A Top Quality juvenile, Torvosaurus tanneri tooth. This Torvosaurus crown measures 11/16". The enamel is high quality. Great rich dark brown color. Fair posterior serrations and anterior serrations are worn. Note - the anterior carina end about 1/3 of the way down from the tip. Good overall condition and serrations. No repair or restoration. Torvosaurus was a large predator during the late Jurassic with large teeth designed to slash predators. Legally collected on private land in the Morrison Fm., Salt & Pepper Quarry, Moffat Co., Colorado. Authenticity guaranteed.  Note - a Gem case display is included. A difficult species to find.

DL12         SIZE: 11/16"   

Note - Adding 12 Jurassic theropod teeth in May 2022    Link to Allosaurus teeth

Torvosaurus tanneri or "savage lizard" was the large predator of the late Jurassic period. This monster reached lengths of approximately 30 feet and reached weights approaching 8000 pounds. Their teeth were serrated and were used to dine on Stegosaurus, Diplodicus, etc. A must have item for dinosaur collectors. Fossil remains in teeth, bones, and claws. All of which are very rare and extremely difficult to locate. These top quality specimens were all legally collected from private lands in the northwestern US. Late Cretaceous, Morrison Fm., 155-145 MYA. Authenticity guaranteed. 

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