Megalosaurus

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Megalosaurus
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic, Bathonian, 166 Ma
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M. bucklandii
Scientific classification e
Unrecognized taxon (fix): Megalosaurus
Synonyms
  • Megalosaurus bucklandi Mantell, 1827
  • Megalosaurus conybeari Ritgen, 1826 (nomen oblitum)
  • Scrotum Humanum Brookes, 1763 (nomen oblitum)

Megalosaurus (frae Greek μέγας/megas meanin "greater" an σαῦρος/sauros meanin "lizard") wis a carnivorous theropod dinosaur in the Middle Jurassic Period (Bathonian).