Becklespinax Olshevsky 1991 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: G. Olshevsky. 1991. A revision of the parainfraclass Archosauria Cope, 1869, excluding the advanced Crocodylia. Mesozoic Meanderings 2:1-196

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

See also Holtz et al. 2004, Naish and Martill 2007 and Olshevsky 1992

Sister taxa: Allosaurus medius, Allosaurus tendagurensis, Altispinax, Avetheropoda, Caudocoelus, Chienkosaurus, Chilesaurus, Chuandongocoelurus, Creosaurus potens, Cruxicheiros, Cryolophosaurus, Dandakosaurus, Eustreptospondylidae, Gasosaurus, Inosaurus, Kaijiangosaurus, Kayentavenator, Megalosaurus ingens, Megalosaurus pannoniensis, Neotetanurae, Orionides, Pandoravenator, Phaedrolosaurus, Prodeinodon, Sinocoelurus, Spinosauroidea, Streptospondylus cuvieri, Teinurosaurus, Torvosauroidea

Subtaxa: Becklespinax altispinax

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Battle, Hastings (BMNH) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

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