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Identification of Theropod Teeth from Niger
Troodon posted a topic in Questions & AnswersIdentication of Theropod teeth from the Republic of Niger is not easy. In addition to the lack of publications, few specimens exists that we can compare against so its going to be an uphill battle. Plan to post what is available in publications. All assistance is appreciated but needs to be from a published/scientific source but this is a start. Pictures are not adequate in themselves to identify some of these teeth so have to rely on looking at the characteristics of a tooth. Terminology to help us in the identification process. Journal of Vertebrate
New tooth arrived!
AJ the Tyrant posted a topic in Member CollectionsEocarcharia dinops (anterior tooth) Elrhaz formation, Gadoufaoua, Ténéré Desert, Niger 67mm
Elrhaz Crocodylomorph Fang?
Kikokuryu posted a topic in Fossil IDWhile I was sorting through my collection of croc fossils, I came across these Elrhaz Formation teeth I bought 6 months ago and never did figure out what they were. I assume they are croc and not some kind of fish, though I could be wrong. I've never seen these apart from the one source I purchased them from. I've been told they were Sarcosuchus, then Kaprosuchus, then Suchomimus. Pretty sure it's not Sarcosuchus, and the images I can find of Kaprosuchus don't seem to match. Suchomimus, I don't know, but my gut feeling is, no, I've seen dozens of Suchomimus and fake-Sucho crocs, an