Vary Rare, 1.52" Marshasaurus Tooth - Colorado

This is a very rare, theropod tooth from the Morrison Formation of Colorado. It's a 1.52" long tooth of Marshosaurus bicentesimus. It was collected this past year from our partners private quarry near east of Dinosaur, CO and is the only Marshosaurus tooth they've been in the past three years. There are quick a few repaired cracks in the tooth and some crack fills in these repaired cracks.

Marshosaurus is a genus of medium-sized Megalosaur from the Late Jurassic, Morrison Formation. n 2010, Gregory S. Paul estimated its length at 4.5 meters (15 ft) and its weight at 200 kilograms (440 lb).

It comes with a floating frame display case.

This tooth comes from what is being called the "Salt & Pepper Layer" of the Skull Creek Quarry, near Dinosaur. Colorado. Within the past several years this quarry has produced articulated remains of several types of dinosaurs including large theropods, sauropods and Ornithischia. There is a thin layer in the quarry, probably representing a sandy river bottom that produces many isolated teeth and tumbled bone fragments. The quarry is also the location of the recently announce "Elvis" Torvosaurus find.

A view of operations at the Salt & Pepper quarry in the Spring of 2015.
Marshosaurus bicentesimus
"Salt & Pepper Quarry", Near Dinosaur, CO
Brushy Basin Member, Morrison Formation
1.52" long (straightline)
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