Xenotarsosaurus Martínez et al. 1986 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

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

See also Bonaparte 1991, Bonaparte 1996, Candeiro and Martinelli 2005, Carrano et al. 2002, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Coria et al. 2006, Coria and Rodríguez 1993, Juárez Valieri et al. 2007, Kurzanov 1989, Lamanna et al. 2002, Martínez et al. 1986, Martínez et al. 2004, Martínez and Novas 2006, Novas 1992, Novas 1997, Novas et al. 2004, Rauhut 2003, Rowe et al. 1997, Sampson et al. 1996, Sampson et al. 1998, Smith 2007 and Tykoski and Rowe 2004

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

Distribution: found only at 6 km north of Estancia "Ocho Hermanos" (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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