†unranked clade Brachyrostra Canale et al. 2008 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Full reference: J. I. Canale, C. A. Scanferla, F. L. Agnolín and F. E. Novas. 2008. New carnivorous dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of NW Patagonia and the evolution of abelisaurid theropods. Naturwissenschaften

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

See also Canale et al. 2008, Delcourt and Iori 2018, Ezcurra et al. 2010, Juárez Valieri et al. 2011 and Tortosa et al. 2013

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

Subtaxa: Carnotaurini Dahalokely Ekrixinatosaurus Furileusauria Ilokelesia Rahiolisaurus Skorpiovenator Thanos

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (8 collections), Brazil (2), India (1), Madagascar (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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