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Suchomimus tenerensis Sereno et al. 1998 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Spinosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53368

Alternative combination: Baryonyx tenerensis

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, A. L. Beck, D. B. Dutheil, B. Gado, H. C. E. Larsson, G. H. Lyon, J. D. Marcot, O. W. M. Rauhut, R. W. Sadleir, C. A. Sidor, D. D. Varricchio, G. P. Wilson, and J. A. Wilson. 1998. A long-snouted predatory dinosaur from Africa and the evolution of spinosaurids. Science 282:1298-1302

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNN GDF 500, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Suchomimus type, Gadoufaoua, which is in an Aptian/Albian channel sandstone in the Elrhaz Formation of Niger.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 1075.0, humerus length 560.0, radius length 255.0, tibia length 945.0

Estimated body mass: 2.38 tons based on femur length