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Allosaurus tendagurensis Janensch 1925 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 64341

Alternative combination: Antrodemus tendagurensis

Full reference: W. Janensch. 1925. Die Coelurosaurier und Theropoden der Tendaguru-Schichten Deutsch-Ostafrikas [The coelurosaurs and theropods of the Tendaguru Formation of German East Africa]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 1(1):1-100

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

Sister taxa: Allosaurus medius, Altispinax, Avetheropoda, Becklespinax, 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

Type specimen: MB.R3620 (= tibia 67), a limb element. Its type locality is Tendaguru 67, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian estuary/bay horizon in the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): tibia length 910.0