PaleoDB taxon number: 53377
Alternative combination: Magnosaurus oxoniensis
Full reference: A. D. Walker. 1964. Triassic reptiles from the Elgin area: Ornithosuchus and the origin of carnosaurs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 248:53-134
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: OUM J13558, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Summertown Pit, Wolvercote (OUM), which is in a Callovian marine claystone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Average measurements (in mm): femur length 498.0, fibula length 467.0, humerus length 231.0, scapula length 299.0, skull length 480.0, tibia length 479.0
Estimated body mass: 276.2 kg based on femur length