Allosaurus europaeus Mateus et al. 2006 (allosaurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Allosauridae

Full reference: O. Mateus, A. Walen, and M. T. Antunes. 2006. The large theropod fauna of the Lourinhã Formation (Portugal) and its similarity to that of the Morrison Formation, with a description of a new species of Allosaurus. Paleontology and Geology of the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 36:123-129

Belongs to Allosaurus according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Malafaia et al. 2007, Malafaia et al. 2008, Malafaia et al. 2010, Mateus 2006, Mateus and Milàn 2010 and Mateus et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Allosaurus fragilis, Allosaurus jimmadseni, Allosaurus lucasi, Camptonotus amplus, Labrosaurus sulcatus

Type specimen: ML 415, a skull. Its type locality is Praia de Vale Frades, which is in a Kimmeridgian terrestrial horizon in the Lourinhã Formation of Portugal.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Portugal (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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