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Megalosaurus Parkinson 1822 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Megalosaurinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38583

Full reference: J. Parkinson. 1822. Outlines of Oryctology. An Introduction to the Study of Fossil Organic Remains; Especially of Those Found in the British Strata: Intended to Aid the Student in His Inquiries Respecting the Nature of Fossils viii-350

Parent taxon: Megalosauridae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

Sister taxa: Afrovenator, Eustreptospondylus, Poekilopleuron, Torvosaurus

Subtaxa: Megalosaurus (Deinodon), Megalosaurus bucklandii, Megalosaurus conybearei, Megalosaurus dapukaensis, Megalosaurus tibetensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore