Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Sarcolestes leedsi Lydekker 1893 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Ornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 64524

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1893. On the jaw of a new carnivorous dinosaur from the Oxford Clay of Peterborough. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 49:284-287

Belongs to Sarcolestes according to M. K. Vickaryous et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH R2682, a mandible. Its type locality is Fletton brick pit, Peterborough, which is in a Callovian marine horizon in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore