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Carcharodontosaurus Stromer, 1931

Carcharodontosaurus Stromer, 1931 (Abh. bayer. Akad. Wiss., (N.F.) 9, 19. NcZ) "shark-toothed lizard"
kahr-KAR-o-DON-to-SAWR-us (Carcharodon great white shark (Gr. karkharodon "jagged toothed") + Gr. sauros "lizard") (m) Stromer explains: named "for its mainly Carcharodon-like teeth" in the upper jaw, "not recurved, almost bilaterally symmetrical but with convex edges"; the teeth have distinctive transverse bands and arcuate wrinkles near the crown margins. For Megalosaurus saharicus Depret & Savornin, 1927. A nearly complete skull discovered in southeastern Morocco in 1995 is larger than that of Tyrannosaurus, though more narrow with a smaller braincase. Theropoda Carnosauria Carcharodontosauridae L. Cret. NAfr.

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Type species: Megalosaurus saharicus Deperet & Savornin, 1925
(= Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (Deperet & Savornin, 1925))


Описание Carcharodontosaurus
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Череп Carcharodontosaurus 2
Carcharodontosaurus – “Shark-Toothed Reptile”, Africa’s answer to T-rex.
Age: 90 million years old.      Length: 27 feet.     Origin: Morocco.

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