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Torvosaurus

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Pronounced
TOR-voh-SORE-us
Meaning of name
savage lizard
Length
  10m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(155 - 144 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

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