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Sauroniops Cau et al. 2013 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 249375

Full reference: A. Cau, F. M. Dalla Vecchia, and M. Fabri. 2013. A thick-skulled theropod (Dinosauria, Saurischia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco with implications for carcharodontosaurid cranial evolution. Cretaceous Research 40:251-260

Parent taxon: Carcharodontosauridae according to A. Cau et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Acrocanthosaurus, Carcharodontosaurinae, Carcharodontosaurus, Concavenator, Eocarcharia, Giganotosaurus, Kelmayisaurus, Mapusaurus, Megalosaurus inexpectatus, Shaochilong, Taurovenator, Unquillosaurus, Veterupristisaurus

Subtaxa: Sauroniops pachytholus

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Type: Sauroniops pachytholus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore