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Allosaurus Marsh 1877 (allosaurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Allosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38590

Allosaurus skull: MOR

Synonyms: Antrodemus Leidy 1870 (no. 52904), Creosaurus Marsh 1878 (no. 52971), Epanterias Cope 1878 (no. 38705), Epantherias Cope 1878 (no. 105565), Labrosaurus Marsh 1879 (no. 52976), Saurophagus Ray 1941 (no. 57231)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of new dinosaurian reptiles from the Jurassic formation. American Journal of Science and Arts 14:514-516

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

Sister taxa: Allosaurinae, Ornitholestinae, Saurophaganax

Subtaxa: Allosaurus europaeus, Allosaurus fragilis, Allosaurus jimmadseni, Allosaurus lucasi, Camptonotus amplus, Labrosaurus sulcatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore