Taurovenator Motta et al. 2016 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

Full reference: M. J. Motta, A. M. Aranciaga Rolando, S. Rozadilla, F. L. Agnolin, N. R. Chimento, F. Brissón Egli, and F. E. Novas. 2016. New theropod fauna from the Upper Cretaceous (Huincul Formation) of northwestern Patagonia, Argentina. Cretaceous Period: Biotic Diversity and Biogeography. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 71:231-253

Parent taxon: Carcharodontosauridae according to M. J. Motta et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Acrocanthosaurus, Carcharodontosaurinae, Carcharodontosaurus, Concavenator, Eocarcharia, Giganotosaurus, Kelmayisaurus, Mapusaurus, Megalosaurus inexpectatus, Sauroniops, Shaochilong, Unquillosaurus

Subtaxa: Taurovenator violantei

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Type: Taurovenator violantei

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Violante farm (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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