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Kikokuryu posted a topic in Fossil IDI recently purchased a Theropoda indet. tooth from the Lourinhã Formation of Lourinhã, Portugal. I wasn't expecting much initially since it looked like an incomplete tooth and the seller tends to go the safe route with their IDs if it's too vague. But, the serration count was similar to that of the Marshosaurus-like megalosaurid teeth based on @Troodon's guide on the dinosaurs of Portugal. Maybe it's just wishful thinking, but I wanted to see if anyone else had some input before I slap that good old theropoda indet. label on the display. The distal serrations is split d
msantix posted a topic in Fossil NewsIsolated teeth from the Tacuarembó Formation of Uruguay have revealed the first Megalosaurid from South America. The teeth have strong resemblance to Torvosaurus and as such the Megalosaur from Uruguay and Tanzania are suggested to be from Torvosaurus. It is paywalled but the abstract describes the features of the teeth. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S089598111930505X