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Kryptops Sereno and Brusatte 2008 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 123315

Full reference: P. C. Sereno and S. L. Brusatte. 2008. Basal abelisaurid and carcharodontosaurid theropods from the Lower Cretaceous Elrhaz Formation of Niger. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(1):15-46

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

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

Subtaxa: Kryptops palaios

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore