genus of reptiles (fossil)

Dubreuillosaurus is a genus of carnivorous dinosaur from the middle Jurassic Period. It is a megalosaurid theropod closely related to Afrovenator and its fossils were found in France It looked a lot like Eustreptospondylus. The type fossil was an individual that probably measured 5 metres (16 ft) long and weighed 250 kilograms (550 lb).[1]

Temporal range: Middle Jurassic, 168–166 Ma
Reconstructed skull
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Family: Megalosauridae
Genus: Dubreuillosaurus
Allain, 2005
D. valesdunensis
Binomial name
Dubreuillosaurus valesdunensis
(Allain, 2002 [originally Poekilopleuron])

Poekilopleuron? valesdunensis Allain, 2002 (type)

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  1. Paul, G.S., 2010, The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs, Princeton University Press p. 86

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