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meaning: "Monitor"
Named By: Richard Owen in 1854
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 143 Ma
Location: England - Lulworth Formation, Cherty Freshwater Member. Possibly France
Size: Highly speculative given that this genus is in essence a tooth taxon. Comparisons to dromaeosaurid dinosaurs however indicates that the holotype came from a dinosaur roughly 2 meters in length
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Teeth and a fragment of jawbone
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Dromaeosauridae | Eudromaeosauria | Velociraptorinae |
Also known as: | Megalosaurus destructor |

Nuthetes is the name given to a dubious, possibly dromaeosaurid, genus of theropod dinosaur, known only from fossil teeth and jaw fragments found in rocks of the middle Berriasian (Early Cretaceous) age in the Cherty Freshwater Member of the Lulworth Formation in England. As a dromaeosaurid Nuthetes would have been a small predator, about two metres long.

Read more about Nuthetes at Wikipedia
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