Kryptops Sereno and Brusatte 2008 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Full reference: P. C. Sereno and S. L. Brusatte. 2008. Basal abelisaurid and carcharodontosaurid theropods from the Lower Cretaceous Elrhaz Formation of Niger. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(1):15-46

Parent taxon: Abelisauridae according to L. S. Filippi et al. 2016

See also Gianechini et al. 2015, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Sereno and Brusatte 2008 and Tortosa et al. 2013

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

Subtaxa: Kryptops palaios

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Gadoufaoua, G138 (Cretaceous of Niger)

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