†subfamily Carnotaurinae Sereno 1998 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Full reference: P. C. Sereno. 1998. A rationale for phylogenetic definitions, with application to the higher-level taxonomy of Dinosauria. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 210(1):41-83

Parent taxon: Abelisauridae according to M. D. Ezcurra et al. 2010

See also Canale et al. 2008, Coria et al. 2002, Juárez Valieri et al. 2004, Juárez Valieri and Fiorelli 2004, Juárez Valieri et al. 2007, Lamanna et al. 2002, Sereno 1998, Sereno et al. 2004 and Tykoski and Rowe 2004

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at La Invernada (Bajo de la Carpa) (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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