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†family Neovenatoridae Benson et al. 2010 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 160848

Full reference: R. B. J. Benson, M. T. Carrano, and S. L. Brusatte. 2010. A new clade of archaic large-bodied predatory dinosaurs (Theropoda: Allosauroidea) that survived to the latest Mesozoic. Naturwissenschaften 97:71-78

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

Sister taxa: Allosauria, Carcharodontosauridae, Metriacanthosauridae, Monolophosaurus

Subtaxa: Australovenator, Chilantaisaurus, Fukuiraptor, Megaraptora, Neovenator, Rapator

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Type: Neovenator

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore