Alternative combination: Giganotosaurus carolini
Full reference: R. A. Coria and L. Salgado. 1995. A new giant carnivorous dinosaur from the Cretaceous of Patagonia. Nature 377:224-226
See also Apesteguía and Gallina 2011, Brusatte and Sereno 2007, Calvo 1999, Candeiro et al. 2012, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Candeiro and Martinelli 2005, Cau et al. 2012, Coria and Salgado 1995, González Riga and Astini 2007, Holtz et al. 2004, Lamanna et al. 2002, Novas 1997, Novas 1997, Paulina Carabajal and Currie 2012, Rauhut 2003, Sampson and Witmer 2007 and Sereno et al. 2008
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MUCPv-CH 1, a partial skeleton (femur). Its type locality is 15 km south of Villa El Chocón, which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Candeleros Formation of Argentina.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
• Cretaceous of Argentina (2 collections)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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