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†subfamily Carcharodontosaurinae Brusatte and Sereno 2007 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 161118

Synonym: Giganotosaurinae Coria and Currie 2006 (taxon 77204)

Full reference: S. Brusatte and P. C. Sereno. 2007. Phylogeny of Allosauroidea (Dinosauria: Theropoda): new analysis, comparisons, and sources of disagreement. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3):54A

Parent taxon: Carcharodontosauridae according to J. I. Canale et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Acrocanthosaurus, Carcharodontosaurus, Concavenator, Eocarcharia, Giganotosaurus, Kelmayisaurus, Mapusaurus, Megalosaurus inexpectatus, Sauroniops, Shaochilong, Taurovenator, Unquillosaurus

Subtaxa: Giganotosaurini

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Type: Carcharodontosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore