Torvosaurus gurneyi Hendrickx and Mateus 2014 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Megalosauridae

Full reference: C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus. 2014. Torvosaurus gurneyi n. sp., the largest terrestrial predator from Europe, and a proposed terminology of the maxilla anatomy in nonavian theropods. PLoS ONE 9(3):e88905:1-25

Belongs to Torvosaurus according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Rauhut et al. 2018

Sister taxon: Torvosaurus tanneri

Type specimen: ML 1100, a maxilla. Its type locality is Praia da Vermelha, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian terrestrial horizon in the Lourinhã Formation of Portugal.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Jurassic of Portugal (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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