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Rugops Sereno et al. 2004 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71394

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, J. A. Wilson, and J. L. Conrad. 2004. New dinosaurs link southern landmasses in the mid-Cretaceous. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271(1546):1325-1330

Parent taxon: Abelisauridae according to L. S. Filippi et al. 2016

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

Subtaxa: Rugops primus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore