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Noasaurus leali Bonaparte and Powell 1980 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Noasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 54534

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte and J. E. Powell. 1980. A continental assemblage of tetrapods from the Upper Cretaceous beds of El Brete, northwestern Argentina (Sauropoda-Coelurosauria-Carnosauria-Aves). Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, Nouvelle Série 139:19-28

Belongs to Noasaurus according to M. T. Carrano and S. D. Sampson 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVL 4061. Its type locality is Estancia "El Brete" (PVL), which is in a Maastrichtian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Lecho Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore