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Eocarcharia dinops Sereno and Brusatte 2008 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 123318

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

Belongs to Eocarcharia according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNN GAD2, a partial skull (postorbital). Its type locality is Gadoufaoua, G88, which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial horizon in the Elrhaz Formation of Niger.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore