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Giganotosaurus Coria and Salgado 1995 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 54540

Full reference: R. A. Coria and L. Salgado. 1995. A new giant carnivorous dinosaur from the Cretaceous of Patagonia. Nature 377:224-226

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

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

Subtaxa: Giganotosaurus carolinii

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore