Finely Intact Raptor Dromaeosaurid Tooth - Morocco

  • $ 140.00


For sale is a nice Dromaeosaurid raptor tooth from the Kem Kem Basin in Morocco. Most of the serrations are still intact and the enamel is a brilliant shade of deep red. There are a a couple of small nicks on the side and the there is a chip on the tip. Other than that, this would make an excellent collector's piece. Teeth like these with no repairs or restorations are not common and hard to find. It comes with a free Riker display box.

This fossil was measured with a caliper is ensure accuracy.

Family:  Dromaeosauridae (Colbert and Russell 1969)

Genus: Dromaeosauridae indet.

Length: 0.739” (20.15mm)

Width: 0.359” (9.12mm)

Weight: 0.028 oz. (0.78 grams)

Location: Taouz, Kem Kem Basin, Sahara Desert, Morocco.

Geological Formation: Ifezouane Formation, Red Sandstone Beds

Dromaeosauridae (meaning 'running lizards') is a family of small to medium feathered theropod dinosaurs that lived from the mid Jurassic to late Cretaceous. They grew to 0.7 to 6 meters in length (2.3 ft to 20 ft), though some species may have been larger and were widely dispersed throughout the world. Their fossilized remains can be found today in North America, Europe, Africa, Japan, China, Mongolia, Manchuria, Madagascar, Argentina, and Antarctica. Here is more information of Dromaeosaurs.

Location: Taouz, Kem Kem Basin, Sahara Desert, Morocco.

Geological Formation: Ifezouane Formation, Red Sandstone Beds

Family:  Dromaeosauridae (Colbert and Russell 1969)

Genus: Dromaeosauridae indet.

Geological era: Mesozoic

Period: Early Cretaceous

Stage: Cenomanian

Age (MYA): 96 Million Years Ago

Length: 0.739” (20.15mm)

Width: 0.359” (9.12mm)

Weight: 0.028 oz. (0.78 grams)

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