Dahalokely tokana Farke and Sertich 2013 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Full reference: A. A. Farke and J. J. W. Sertich. 2013. An abelisauroid theropod dinosaur from the Turonian of Madagascar. PLoS ONE 8(4):e62047

Belongs to Dahalokely according to A. A. Farke and J. J. W. Sertich 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UA 9855, a set of vertebrae (a partial axial column including cervical vertebra C?5, dorsal vertebrae D?1, D?2, and D?6–D?9, as well as a complete left dorsal rib (DR?2), capitula of two ri). Its type locality is Near Ampandriambengy, around the area of Antsiranana, which is in a Turonian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Ambolafotsy Formation of Madagascar.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Near Ampandriambengy, around the area of Antsiranana

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