The spinosaurid dinosaur Baryonyx (Saurischia, Theropoda) in the Early Cretaceous of Portugal

  title={The spinosaurid dinosaur Baryonyx (Saurischia, Theropoda) in the Early Cretaceous of Portugal},
  author={Eric Buffetaut},
  journal={Geological Magazine},
  pages={1021 - 1025}
  • E. Buffetaut
  • Published 11 September 2007
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Geological Magazine
Abstract Jaw fragments bearing teeth from the Barremian of Boca do Chapim (Lisboa e Setubal Province, Portugal), originally considered as crocodilian and identified as Suchosaurus girardi by Sauvage, are redescribed and referred to the spinosaurid dinosaur Baryonyx, on the basis of comparison with Baryonyx walkeri, from the Barremian of England. This extends the geographical distribution of this unusual theropod genus to Portugal. Baryonyx appears to have been a frequent component of Early… 

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