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meaning: "Large lizard"
Named By: Friedrich von Huene in 1932
Time Period: Middle Jurassic
Location: England, Dorset - Inferior Oolite
Size: Roughly estimated to be around 4 meters long, possibly slightly bigger
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial remains and lower jaw, possibly of a juvenile
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Theropoda | Megalosauridae |
Also known as: | Megalosaurus nethercombensis | Megalosaurus lydekkeri | Eustreptospondylus | Sarcosaurus |

Magnosaurus (meaning 'large lizard') was a genus of basal tetanuran theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of England. It is based on fragmentary remains and has often been confused with or included in Megalosaurus.

Read more about Magnosaurus at Wikipedia
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