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Saurophaganax maximus Chure 1995 (allosaurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Allosauridae

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

Belongs to Saurophaganax according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

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