PaleoDB taxon number: 65371
Alternative combination: Allosaurus maximus
Full reference: D. J. Chure. 1995. A reassessment of the gigantic theropod Saurophagus maximus from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of Oklahoma, USA. A. Sun and Y. Wang (eds.), Sixth Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Short Papers, China Ocean Press, Beijing 103-106
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: OMNH 01123. Its type locality is OMNH Quarry 1, Kenton (OMNH V92), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian wet floodplain claystone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Oklahoma.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore