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Allosaurus europaeus Mateus et al. 2006 (allosaurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Allosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 94354

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

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

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

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore