Reconstruction of Tetanuran theropod

Primitive Tetanuran theropods

These 4-5 meter long dinosaurs were the top-predators of the Iharkút land during the Late Cretacoeus. Up to the present, only teeth and an ambiguous caudal vertebra can be referred to this till unnamed form. The teeth, being 3-4 cm high with serrated carinae, however, shows some features which clearly indicate their primitive tetanuran affinity, a clade that, among others, include Megalosaurus, known from the Jurassic of England.

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Partial left jaw element (dentary) of Bicuspidon aff. hatzegiensis from Iharkút.

Bicuspidon

The most common lizard at the Iharkút site is Bicuspidon aff. hatzegiensis, known from dozens of lower and upper jaws…

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