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Appalachiosaurus montgomeriensis Carr et al. 2005 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 65080

Alternative combinations: Appalachiosaurus montgomerensis, Appallachisaurus montgomeriensis

Full reference: T. D. Carr, T. E. Williamson, and D. R. Schwimmer. 2005. A new genus and species of tyrannosauroid from the Late Cretaceous (Middle Campanian) Demopolis formation of Alabama. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(1):119-143

Belongs to Appalachiosaurus according to T. D. Carr et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: RMM 6670. Its type locality is Turnipseed Dinosaur Site (RMM), which is in a Campanian marine marl in the Demopolis Formation of Alabama.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 770.2, fibual length 678.0, tibia length 772.1

Estimated body mass: 935.9 kg based on femur length