Becklespinax

Becklespinax

Pronunciation:
beck-el-spien-aks
Name meaning:
'Beckles' spinax'
Becklespinax
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
5.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 142-132 million years ago
Found in:
England, United Kingdom

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae
Named by:
Paul (1988)
Type species:
altispinax

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