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Irritator Martill et al. 1996 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Spinosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64272

Full reference: D. M. Martill, A. R. I. Cruickshank, E. Frey, P. G. Small, and M. Clarke. 1996. A new crested maniraptoran dinosaur from the Santana Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of Brazil. Journal of the Geological Society, London 153:5-8

Parent taxon: Spinosauridae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

Sister taxa: Baryonychinae, Baryonyx, Ostafrikasaurus, Siamosaurus, Sinopliosaurus fusuiensis, Spinosaurinae, Spinosaurus, Suchomimus

Subtaxa: Irritator challengeri

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Type: Irritator challengeri

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore