Megalosaurus Buckland, 1824

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  • Title: Megalosaurus Buckland, 1824
  • State province: England
  • Scientific name authorship: Buckland, 1824
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Saurischia
  • Member: Upper Chipping Norton Limestone
  • Locality: New Park Quarry
  • Latest period or highest system: Jurassic
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Middle Jurassic
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Bajocian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher geography: Europe; United Kingdom; England; Gloucestershire; Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Tetrapoda; Reptilia; Dinosauria; Saurischia; Theropoda; Megalosauridae
  • Group: Inferior Oolite Group
  • Genus: Megalosaurus
  • Formation: Inferior Oolite Formation
  • Family: Megalosauridae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Jurassic
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Middle Jurassic
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Aalenian
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Reptilia


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