Nuthetes destructor Owen 1854 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

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

Belongs to Nuthetes according to A. C. Milner 2002

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

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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