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Torvosaurus Galton and Jensen 1979 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Megalosaurinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38587

Synonym: Edmarka Bakker et al. 1992 (taxon 53034)

Full reference: P. M. Galton and J. A. Jensen. 1979. A new large theropod dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Colorado. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 26(1):1-12

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

Sister taxa: Afrovenator, Eustreptospondylus, Poekilopleuron

Subtaxa: Torvosaurus gurneyi, Torvosaurus tanneri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore