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Xenotarsosaurus Martínez et al. 1986 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56393

Full reference: R. D. Martínez, O. Giménez, J. Rodríguez and G. Bochatey. 1986. Xenotarsosaurus bonapartei nov. gen. et sp. (Carnosauria, Abelisauridae), un nuevo Theropoda de la Formacion Bajo Barreal, Chubut, Argentina [Xenotarsosaurus bonapartei nov. gen. et sp. (Carnosauria, Abelisauridae), a new Theropoda from the Bajo Barreal Formation, Chubut, Argentina]. IV Congreso Argentino de Paleontologia y Bioestratigrafia 1:23-31

Parent taxon: Abelisauridae according to T. Tortosa et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Brachyrostra, Carnotaurinae, Chenanisaurus, Coeluroides, Dryptosauroides, Indosuchus, Kryptops, Lametasaurus, Majungasaurinae, Megalosaurus chubutensis, Ornithomimoides, Rugops, Tarascosaurus

Subtaxa: Xenotarsosaurus bonapartei

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore