ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Skorpiovenator bustingorryi Canale et al. 2008 (scorpion hunter)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 138557

Full reference: J. I. Canale, C. A. Scanferla, F. L. Agnolín and F. E. Novas. 2008. New carnivorous dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of NW Patagonia and the evolution of abelisaurid theropods. Naturwissenschaften

Belongs to Skorpiovenator according to J. I. Canale et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MMCH-PV 48, a skeleton. Its type locality is Bustingorry's farm, which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian fluvial sandstone in the Huincul Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull length 350.0