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Hi all, This small 5/32" tooth came from Powder River, Hell Creek, Montana. The thought was that it's Saurornitholestes, but it comes off to me as having a awfully troodontid ind. look, no? It looks very curved for Saurornitholestes. The distal denticles seem like a big fit for a Saurornitholestes tooth (but maybe the tininess of it is throwing off my sense of scale) and, while the distal denticles look like they're significantly worn, it looks a little to me like they point upward throughout the CH (as opposed to only the denticles towards the tip pointing upward). I would think t
From the album: DinosaursDromaeosauridae indet. (Velociraptorine?) Hell Creek Fm., Carter Co., MT, USA Crown height: ~ 10 mm ~ 4.5 serrations / mm (distal) NB: "hooking" serrations near the tip, characteristic of members of Velociraptorinae (Currie (1995)).