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Megalosaurus pannoniensis Seeley 1881 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 64758

Alternative combination: Streptospondylus pannoniensis

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1881. The reptile fauna of the Gosau Formation preserved in the Geological Museum of the University of Vienna. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 37(148):620-707

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

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

Type specimen: PIUW, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore