In the Jurassic and Cretaceous of England, and France particularly, but also in several other countries, many skeletons, and principally fragments of such, have been found, only a few of which have hitherto been described and named. Many of these remains have been referred to in the literature as Megalosaurus bucklandi. At present without special studies it is scarcely possible to ascertain what is meant by this term. Therefore I think it may be desirable to publish my studies on all of these forms, made in recent years in many museums of England, France and other parts of Europe, and in America, together with what is known from the literature.
Two years ago in another place (“Williston Memorial Volume,” not yet published) I assembled and enumerated all these specimens. I found ninety-seven in Europe and fifteen in other parts of the world except North America, but not all of . . .