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Bicentenaria argentina Novas et al. 2012 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 244994

Full reference: F. E. Novas, M. D. Ezcurra, F. L. Agnolin, D. Pol, and R. Ortz. 2012. New Patagonian Cretaceous theropod sheds light about the early radiation of Coelurosauria. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, nuevo serie 14(1):57-81

Belongs to Bicentenaria according to F. E. Novas et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MPCA 865, a partial skull (posterior half of skull in articulation with the lower jaws). Its type locality is east shore, Ezequiel Ramos Mexa Reservoir, which is in a Cenomanian fluvial sandstone/mudstone in the Candeleros Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore