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Acrocanthosaurus Stovall and Langston, Jr. 1950 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38597

Full reference: J. W. Stovall and W. Langston, Jr. 1950. Acrocanthosaurus atokensis, a new genus and species of Lower Cretaceous Theropoda from Oklahoma. American Midland Naturalist 43(4):686-728

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

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

Subtaxa: Acrocanthosaurus atokensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore