Torvosaurus Galton and Jensen 1979 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Megalosauridae

Synonym: Edmarka Bakker et al. 1992

Full reference: P. M. Galton and J. A. Jensen. 1979. A new large theropod dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Colorado. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 26(1):1-12

Parent taxon: Megalosauridae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Bakker et al. 1992, Benson and Barrett 2009, Carrano et al. 2012, Carrano et al. 2002, Carroll 1988, Chure et al. 2006, Currie and Zhao 1994, Foster and Chure 2000, Galton and Jensen 1979, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Holtz 1994, Holtz 1995, Holtz 1996, Holtz 2000, Holtz et al. 2004, Kurzanov 1989, Mateus et al. 2006, McIntosh 1981, Miller et al. 1991, Molnar et al. 1996, Molnar et al. 1990, Novas 1992, Rauhut 2003, Rauhut et al. 2018, Russell 1984, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno et al. 1998, Sereno et al. 1994 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: Afrovenator, Eustreptospondylus, Poekilopleuron

Subtaxa: Torvosaurus gurneyi Torvosaurus tanneri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Jurassic of China (1 collection), Portugal (7), United States (9: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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