Becklespinax

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Altispinax
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 140–133 Ma
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Holotype (NHMUK R1828) illustrated c. 1850s
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Infraorder: Carnosauria
Genus: Altispinax
von Huene, 1923
Species:
A. dunkeri
Binomial name
Altispinax dunkeri
von Huene, 1923
Synonyms
  • Acrocanthosaurus altispinax Paul, 1988
  • Altispinax altispinax Paul, 1988
  • Altispinax lydekkerhueneorum Pickering, 1995
  • Becklespinax altispinax Paul, 1988

Becklespinax is a genus of large predatory theropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of England.[1] It was found in Sussex, England and lived alongside the related Altispinax.

References[change | change source]

  1. Owen, R., 1856, Monograph on the fossil Reptilia of the Wealden Formation. Part IV. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 10, 26 pp