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Megalosaurus chubutensis del Corro 1974 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68147

Full reference: G. del Corro. 1974. Un nuevo megalosaurio (Carnosaurio) del Crétacico de Chubut (Argentina) [A new megalosaur (Carnosauria) from the Cretaceous of Chubut (Argentina)]. Communicaciones del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" e Institutio Nacional de Investigacion de las Ciencias Naturales: Paleontología 1(5):37-44

Belongs to Abelisauridae according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Brachyrostra, Carnotaurinae, Chenanisaurus, Coeluroides, Dryptosauroides, Indosuchus, Kryptops, Lametasaurus, Majungasaurinae, Ornithomimoides, Rugops, Tarascosaurus, Xenotarsosaurus

Type specimen: MACN 18.189. Its type locality is Estancia Mallín Grande, Cerro Crettón, which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Castillo Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore