Torvosaurus

Torvosaurus

Pronunciation:
TOR-voh-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'savage lizard'
Torvosaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
10.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 155-144 million years ago
Found in:
USA
Torvosaurus milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Spinosauroidea, Megalosauridae, Megalosaurinae
Named by:
Galton and Jensen (1979)
Type species:
tanneri
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