Erectopus superbus Sauvage 1882 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae

Alternative combinations: Dryptosaurus superbus, Megalosaurus superbus

Full reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1882. Recherches sur les reptiles trouvés dans le Gault de l'est du bassin de Paris [Research on the reptiles found in the Gault of the eastern Paris Basin]. Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, série 3 2(4):1-42

Belongs to Erectopus according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Allain 2005, Buffetaut et al. 1991, Csiki-Sava et al. 2016, Dames 1884, Depéret and Savornin 1925, Depéret and Savornin 1928, Galton 1994, Gaudry 1890, Holtz et al. 2004, Huene 1923, Huene 1926, Huene 1926, Koken 1887, Lapparent 1943, Lapparent 1947, Lapparent 1967, Lapparent and Zbyszewski 1957, Molnar et al. 1996, Molnar and Pledge 1980, Paul 1988, Piveteau 1923, Sauvage 1882, Sauvage 1882, Sauvage 1896, Sauvage 1898, Steel 1970 and Stromer 1931

Sister taxon: Erectopus sauvagei

Type specimen: MNHN 2001-4, a maxilla. Its type locality is Bois de la Penthière, Louppy-le-Château, which is in an Albian marine horizon in the La Penthiève Beds Formation of France.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (4 collections), Portugal (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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