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Finest Grade Afrovenator abakensis Megalosaurid Dinosaur Tooth - Jurassic Tiouraren Fm - Fossil tooth
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Finest Grade Afrovenator abakensis Megalosaurid Dinosaur Tooth - Jurassic Tiouraren Fm - Fossil tooth

Scientific name: Afrovenator abakensis, Sereno et al. 1994 - Megalosaurid Location: Tiouraren Hill, Téneré Desert, Niger. Geological Formation: Tiouraren Fm Age: Middle Jurassic, Bathonian stage ( 167 million years) Size: 5,4cm REF.: 1300 DESCRIPTION: Afrovenator ("African hunter") is a genus of megalosaurid theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic Period of northern Africa. The remains of Afrovenator were discovered in 1993 in the Tiourarén Formation of the department of Agadez in Niger. The Tiourarén Formation is a geological formation in the Agadez Region of Niger whose strata were originally thought to be Early Cretaceous. However, re-interpretation of the sediments showed that they are probably Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) in age. It is the uppermost unit of the Irhazer Group. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation. All our fossils comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

No. 85766387

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Finest Grade Afrovenator abakensis Megalosaurid Dinosaur Tooth - Jurassic Tiouraren Fm - Fossil tooth

Finest Grade Afrovenator abakensis Megalosaurid Dinosaur Tooth - Jurassic Tiouraren Fm - Fossil tooth

Scientific name: Afrovenator abakensis, Sereno et al. 1994 - Megalosaurid

Location: Tiouraren Hill, Téneré Desert, Niger.

Geological Formation: Tiouraren Fm

Age: Middle Jurassic, Bathonian stage ( 167 million years)

Size: 5,4cm

REF.: 1300


DESCRIPTION:
Afrovenator ("African hunter") is a genus of megalosaurid theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic Period of northern Africa. The remains of Afrovenator were discovered in 1993 in the Tiourarén Formation of the department of Agadez in Niger.

The Tiourarén Formation is a geological formation in the Agadez Region of Niger whose strata were originally thought to be Early Cretaceous. However, re-interpretation of the sediments showed that they are probably Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) in age. It is the uppermost unit of the Irhazer Group. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.

All our fossils comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

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