Oxalaia quilombensis Kellner et al. 2011 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Spinosauridae

Full reference: A. W. A. Kellner, S. A. K. Azevedo, E. B. Machado, L. B. Carvalho, and D. D. R. Henriques. 2011. A new dinosaur (Theropoda, Spinosauridae) from the Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Alcântara Formation, Cajual Island, Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 83(1):99-108

Belongs to Oxalaia according to A. W. A. Kellner et al. 2011

See also Candeiro et al. 2012, Furtado et al. 2013 and Lindoso et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MN 6117-V, a partial skull (Fused premaxillae). Its type locality is Laje do Coringa, Ilha do Cajual, which is in an Albian/Cenomanian estuary/bay sandstone/conglomerate in the Alcântara Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Laje do Coringa, Ilha do Cajual

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