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†family Megalosauridae Fitzinger 1843

PaleoDB taxon number: 364116

Alternative spelling: Megalosaurinidae

Synonyms: Antrodemidae Stromer 1934 (no. 65465), Bahariasauridae Huene 1948 (no. 66355), Erectopodidae Huene 1932 (no. 80773), Torvosauridae Jensen 1985 (no. 53376)

Full reference: L. Fitzinger. 1843. Systema Reptilium. Fasciculus Primus. Amblyglossae. Apud Braumüller and Seidel Bibliopolas, Vienna 1-106

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

Sister taxa: Deinodontidae, Eutynichnium, Irenesauripus, Macropodosaurus, Megalosauria, Piatnitzkysauridae, Sciurumimus, Spinosauridae

Subtaxa: Afrovenator, Eustreptospondylus, Poekilopleuron, Torvosaurus

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Type: Megalosaurus