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Megalosaurus Buckland 1824 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Megalosaurinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38583

Full reference: W. Buckland. 1824. Notice on the Megalosaurus or great Fossil Lizard of Stonesfield. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, series 2 1:390-396

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 gracilis, Megalosaurus tibetensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore