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Allosaurus Marsh 1877 (allosaurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Allosauridae

Allosaurus skull: MOR

Invalid subtaxa: Antrodemus Leidy 1870, Antrodemus sulcatus Marsh 1896 [nomen nudum], Camptonotus amplus Marsh 1879 [nomen dubium], Camptosaurus amplus Marsh 1879 [nomen dubium], Creosaurus Marsh 1878, Epanterias Cope 1878, Epantherias Cope 1878, Labrosaurus Marsh 1879, Labrosaurus sulcatus Marsh 1896 [nomen nudum], Saurophagus Ray 1941

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

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore