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meaning: "upright foot"
Named By: Friedrich von Huene in 1923
Time Period: 112 Ma
Location: France
Size: Comparison to allosauroid theropods suggest a length of about 3 meters for the holotype
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial maxilla (upper jaw) as well as partial post cranial fossils
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Carnosauria |
Also known as: | Erectopus sauvagei | Megalosaurus superbus |

Erectopus is a basal allosauroid theropod from the Lower Cretaceous of France.

Read more about Erectopus at Wikipedia
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