Erectopus Huene 1923 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae

Full reference: F. v. Huene. 1923. Carnivorous Saurischia in Europe since the Triassic. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 34:449-458

Parent taxon: Metriacanthosauridae according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Allain 2005, Buffetaut et al. 1981, Carroll 1988, Holtz et al. 2004, Huene 1923, Kurzanov 1989, Molnar 1980, Nopcsa 1928, Paul 1988, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Steel 1970, Stromer 1934 and Tatarinov 1964

Sister taxa: Metriacanthosaurinae, Shidaisaurus, Xuanhanosaurus, Yangchuanosaurus

Subtaxa: Erectopus sauvagei Erectopus superbus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Egypt (3 collections), France (4), Portugal (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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