Alternative combination: Megalosaurus destructor
Full reference: R. Owen. 1854. On some fossil reptilian and mammalian remains from the Purbecks. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10:420-433
See also Benson and Barrett 2009, Damon 1884, Delair 1960, Delair 1960, Holtz et al. 2004, Lydekker 1888, Macfadyen 1970, Mansel-Pleydell 1888, Naish and Martill 2007, Owen 1854, Owen 1861, Owen 1861, Owen 1879, Seeley 1893, Seeley 1893, Steel 1970 and Woodward and Sherborn 1890
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: DORCM G913, a mandible. Its type locality is Feather Quarry, Durlston Bay (DB102), which is in a Berriasian marine shale in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (4 collections)
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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