†unranked clade Megaraptora Benson et al. 2010 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Neovenatoridae

Full reference: R. B. J. Benson, M. T. Carrano, and S. L. Brusatte. 2010. A new clade of archaic large-bodied predatory dinosaurs (Theropoda: Allosauroidea) that survived to the latest Mesozoic. Naturwissenschaften 97:71-78

Parent taxon: Neovenatoridae according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Benson et al. 2010, Porfiri et al. 2018, Porfiri et al. 2014 and Zanno and Makovicky 2013

Sister taxa: Australovenator, Chilantaisaurus, Fukuiraptor, Neovenator, Rapator

Subtaxa: Aoniraptor Megaraptoridae Siats

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Cretaceous of Argentina (8 collections), Australia (3), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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