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Abelisauroidea

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Abelisauroidea Bonaparte p. 22
1994Abelisauroidea Sereno et al. p. 270
1997Abelisauroidea Rowe et al. p. 109
2000Abelisauroidea Holtz, Jr. p. 16 fig. 5
2002Abelisauroidea Carrano et al.
2002Abelisauroidea Coria et al.
2002Abelisauroidea Lamanna et al. p. 63
2003Abelisauroidea Rauhut p. 141
2004Abelisauroidea Tykoski and Rowe p. 49
2005Abelisauroidea Yates p. 118 fig. 9
2007Abelisauroidea Krause et al. p. 2
2007Abelisauroidea Sampson and Witmer p. 38
2008Abelisauroidea Carrano and Sampson pp. 199-200 fig. 4
2010Abelisauroidea Ezcurra et al. p. 14 fig. 8
2013Abelisauroidea Tortosa et al.
2013Abelisauroidea de Azevedo et al.
2014Abelisauroidea Hendrickx and Mateus
2015Abelisauroidea Gianechini et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
suborderCeratosauria()
superfamilyAbelisauroidea
superfamilyAbelisauroidea

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 3000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 3 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2004-12-14 12:50:08
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:50:08
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Aalenian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 174.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (129 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aalenian - Bajocian174.1 - 168.3Argentina (Chubut) Eoabelisaurus mefi (130985)
Middle Jurassic174.1 - 163.5Pakistan (Punjab) Samanadrinda surghari (80011)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0Portugal (Lisboa) Abelisauridae indet. (154211)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Tanzania (Lindi) Coelurosauria indet. B (47151)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Tanzania (Lindi) Coelurosauria indet. C (47144)
Late/Upper Berriasian - Valanginian145.0 - 132.9Argentina (Neuquén) Abelisauroidea indet. (156241)
Hauterivian - Barremian132.9 - 125.0Argentina (Chubut) Abelisauria indet. (59288)
Hauterivian - Barremian132.9 - 125.0Libya (Ghadamis) Abelisauroidea indet. (104802)
Hauterivian - Barremian132.9 - 125.0Libya Theropoda indet. (61465)
Barremian - Early/Lower Aptian129.4 - 122.46Argentina (Neuquén) Ligabueino andesi (58570)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Brazil (Minas Gerais) Abelisauroidea indet. (104872)
Aptian - Albian125.0 - 100.5Niger (Agadez) Kryptops palaios (81086)
Albian - Cenomanian113.0 - 93.9Morocco (Er Rachidia) Abelisauridae indet., Majungasaurus sp., Theropoda indet. M, Theropoda indet. B (52887)
Middle Albian109.0 - 105.3France (Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur) Genusaurus sisteronis (70458)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Brazil (Maranhão) Noasauridae indet. (56365)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Niger (Agadez) Rugops primus (58577)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Argentina (Chubut) Megalosaurus chubutensis (90788)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Morocco (Er Rachidia) Abelisauridae indet. (123828) Noasauridae indet. (169944)
Cenomanian - Turonian100.5 - 89.8Argentina (Chubut) Abelisauridae indet. (152253)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Er Rachidia) Abelisauridae indet. (141307)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Argentina (Neuquén) Tetanurae indet. (49409)
Late/Upper Cenomanian - Turonian99.6 - 89.8Argentina (Neuquén) Abelisauroidea indet. (80179) Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis (28458) Skorpiovenator bustingorryi (85501) Tyrannosauroidea indet. (85571)
Late/Upper Cenomanian - Early/Lower Turonian99.6 - 89.3Argentina (Chubut) Abelisauria indet. (49099) Theropoda indet. (38952)
Middle Cenomanian - Early/Lower Turonian99.6 - 89.3Argentina (Río Negro) Abelisauroidea indet. 1, Abelisauroidea indet. 2 (180530)
Middle Cenomanian - Coniacian99.6 - 86.3Argentina (Santa Cruz) Abelisauridae indet. (49416)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8Madagascar Dahalokely tokana (143113)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Argentina (Río Negro) Abelisauria indet. (61237)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Argentina (Neuquén) Abelisauridae indet. (49098) Theropoda indet. (49097)
Late/Upper Turonian - Early/Lower Coniacian93.5 - 85.8Argentina (Neuquén) Abelisauridae indet. (49415) Abelisauroidea indet. (75050)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6Tajikistan (Asht) Coeluroides sp. (53132)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Argentina (Neuquén) Carnotaurinae indet., Viavenator exxoni (176562) Velocisaurus unicus (47796)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Argentina (Río Negro) Velocisaurus unicus (84309)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Hungary (Veszprém) Abelisauridae indet. (48722)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Egypt (Al Wadi Al Jadid) Theropoda indet. (70456)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) Tarascosaurus salluvicus (28456)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Argentina (Río Negro) Abelisauridae indet. (164849)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Argentina (Río Negro) Abelisaurus comahuensis (32339)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Argentina (Neuquén) Abelisauridae indet. (28461)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Spain (Castilla y Leon) Abelisauridae indet. (28406) Arcovenator sp. (48861)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) Arcovenator escotae (89990)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6France (Languedoc-Roussillon) Theropoda indet. (48870)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Egypt (Al Bahr Al Ahmar) Megalosaurus crenatissimus (60607 60608)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Brazil (São Paulo) Abelisauridae indet. (57000 57003 156131) Abelisauroidea indet., Spinosauridae indet. (56997)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Argentina (Chubut) Carnotaurus sastrei (25534)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Romania (Judetul Covurlui) Elopteryx nopcsai (59410)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) Neoceratosauria indet. (48849)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Brazil (Mato Grosso) Abelisauridae indet. (32335)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Egypt (Aswan) Megalosaurus crenatissimus (60599)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Argentina (Río Negro) Quilmesaurus curriei (28459)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0France (Languedoc-Roussillon) Abelisauridae indet. (59887)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Brazil (Minas Gerais) Abelisauridae indet. (61578)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Gujarat) Indosuchus sp. (95807) Majungasaurus crenatissimus, Megalosaurus sp. B, Megalosaurus sp. C, Megalosaurus sp. D, Megalosaurus sp. E (38041) Rajasaurus narmadensis (34725)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Ariyalur) Abelisauridae indet. (153666)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Colombia (Tolima) Carnosauria indet. (95168)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Saudi Arabia (Tabuk) Abelisauridae indet. (153528)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Pakistan (Balochistan) Vitakridrinda sulaimani (53153 78055 79664 79665 79666)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) Abelisauridae indet. (51692)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Madhya Pradesh) Indosuchus raptorius, Indosaurus matleyi, Laevisuchus indicus, Compsosuchus solus, Coeluroides largus, Jubbulpuria tenuis, Dryptosauroides grandis, Ornithomimoides mobilis, Ornithomimoides barasimlensis, Allosauridae indet., Ornithomimidae indet., Coelurosauria indet., Coeluroides largus, Megalosaurus sp. (26373)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Brazil (Minas Gerais) Abelisauridae indet. (80824) Abelisauroidea indet., Theropoda indet. (32346) Carnosauria indet. (51628)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Madagascar (Mahajanga) Abelisauridae indet. (88176) Abelisauridae indet., Masiakasaurus knopfleri, Majungatholus atopus (71399) Majungasaurus crenatissimus (55270 55271 70075 84842 84843 84844 84845 84846 84847 84848 102481 144728) Majungasaurus crenatissimus, Masiakasaurus knopfleri (32366 55268 84840 84841 85063 91206) Majungatholus atopus (48389) Masiakasaurus knopfleri (39266 46894 55269 118203 138731 138732 138733 138734 138735 138737 138738 138739 138740 138741 138742 138743 138744 138745 138746) Masiakasaurus knopfleri, Majungatholus atopus (25074 39265) Megalosaurus crenatissimus (59692) Megalosaurus sp. (51252)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Argentina (Salta) Coelurosauria indet. (13307)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Argentina (Santa Cruz) Austrocheirus isasii (80822)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco (Khouribga) Abelisauridae indet. (54004) Chenanisaurus barbaricus (193775)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Brazil (Minas Gerais) Abelisauridae indet. (64133)