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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
Sarcosuchus imperator tooth ?
Jonathan Raymond posted a topic in Fossil IDI bought this Sarcosuchus imperator tooth on the internet. This tooth comes from the Erlhaz formation in Niger. It measures 1.92 inch. It is 113 million year old. I trust this seller but i would still like to have your opinion. Do you think it is Sarcosuchus imperator Tooth ?
Giant Spino tooth?
Max-fossils posted a topic in Fossil IDHi all, In the market of Middelburg, I saw this big fossil for sale. The stand owners say it is a Spinosaurus tooth from the Tenere desert, from the Cretaceous (when precisely they don't know). But I am not very sure of this ID, because I am not seeing anything that really looks like enamel. Also, it is HUGE! Some of the photos show a 10c (Euro) coin or my hand for size indication... It's approximately 18cm from tip to tip. I don't know much about spino teeth, but isn't that a tad too big? So, what exactly is it? Is it indeed a giant spino tooth? If yes, is this a