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Xenotarsosaurus bonapartei Martínez et al. 1986 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56394

Full reference: R. D. Martínez, O. Giménez, J. Rodríguez and G. Bochatey. 1986. Xenotarsosaurus bonapartei nov. gen. et sp. (Carnosauria, Abelisauridae), un nuevo Theropoda de la Formacion Bajo Barreal, Chubut, Argentina [Xenotarsosaurus bonapartei nov. gen. et sp. (Carnosauria, Abelisauridae), a new Theropoda from the Bajo Barreal Formation, Chubut, Argentina]. IV Congreso Argentino de Paleontologia y Bioestratigrafia 1:23-31

Belongs to Xenotarsosaurus according to E. B. Machado et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UNP-PV 184/PVL 612, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is 6 km north of Estancia "Ocho Hermanos", which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian terrestrial sandstone in the Bajo Barreal Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 611.0, tibia length 592.0

Estimated body mass: 489.5 kg based on femur length