Megalosaurus Jaw & Teeth

This bipedal meat-eater was up to about 26 ft (8 m) long. Fossils have been found in England and France. Megalosaurus was named by Wm. Buckland in 1824 (it was found by workers in an Oxfordshire, England limestone quarry and is now lost). The type species is M. bucklandii.

Note: there are a total of 7 teeth including 2 of which are erupting the gum line.

HISTORY:
In 1824 Megalosaurus bucklandi became the first "dinosaur"
to be described and given a proper scientific name. It was Scientist and British geologist, William Buckland (1784–1856), the Dean of Westminster, who first described Megalosaurus.

Megalosaurus literally means “big reptile.” Its remains were
discovered in a quarry at Stonesfield in Oxfordshire, England.
At that time, however, the word 'dinosaur' did not yet exist. Although Megalosaurus was a typical two legged meat-eater, (Therapod) in 1824 it was thought to walk on four legs like a big lizard and be an extinct relative of the modern iguana. It wasn't until 20 years later, in 1842, that Sir Richard Owen came up with the word 'dinosauria' which means "terrible reptiles" to describe these spectacular fossil creatures which were being discovered. 



Related Items:

Tyrannosaurus rex Tooth With Root
Tyrannosaurus rex Tooth With Root   $17.00
Large Serrated Tyrannosaurus rex Tooth In Jaw Fragment
Large Serrated Tyrannosaurus rex Tooth In Jaw Fragment   $20.00
Triceratops Tooth
Triceratops Tooth   $7.00
Tyrannosaurus rex Lower Jaw
Tyrannosaurus rex Lower Jaw   $399.00
Spinosaurus Tooth
Spinosaurus Tooth   $10.00
Paleontologist Magnifier Loupe 10X by 21mm
Paleontologist Magnifier Loupe 10X by 21mm   $6.00
Tyrannosaurus rex, 13-inch tooth
Tyrannosaurus rex, 13-inch tooth   $25.00
Edmontosaurus, tooth row
Edmontosaurus, tooth row   $12.00
Edmontosaurus, tooth
Edmontosaurus, tooth   $8.00



Megalosaurus Jaw & Teeth 

solid resin
11.5' long, up to 2.5" teeth
Item 504 

Category: Replicas
Type: Teeth
Phylum: Vertebrates
Class: Dinosaurs

$125.00 

USA Shipping: $4.50
Plus $3.90 handling per order

Share this page:



MORE PHOTOS:

Megalosaurus Jaw & Teeth



Now over 1,000 items!

Now Over 1,000 Items!

PrehistoricStore.com offers the largest selection of replica fossils and other fossil-related products anywhere in the world!

Download a Full Catalog (3MB PDF)
OVER 260 PAGES OF REPLICAS AND MORE!




Special Offers:
Dinosaur Safari: Dig and Keep Real Dinosaur Bones