Majungasaurus Lavocat 1955 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Synonym: Majungatholus Sues and Taquet 1979

Full reference: R. Lavocat. 1955. Sur une portion de mandibule de théropode provenant du Crétacé supérieur de Madagascar [On a portion of theropod mandible from the Upper Cretaceous of Madagascar]. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 2e série 27(3):256-259

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

See also Agnolin and Chiarelli 2010, Bell 2010, Bonaparte 1986, Bonaparte 1991, Burch and Carrano 2012, Canale et al. 2008, Carrano et al. 2012, Carrano et al. 2002, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Carroll 1988, Coria et al. 2006, Ezcurra 2009, Ezcurra et al. 2010, Gianechini et al. 2015, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Huene 1959, Jacobs et al. 1996, Juárez Valieri and Fiorelli 2004, Juárez Valieri et al. 2007, Krause and Dodson 1994, Krause et al. 2007, Lamanna et al. 2002, Maganuco et al. 2008, Maryanska 1990, Maryanska and Osmólska 1985, Molnar 1980, Novas 1997, Novas et al. 2004, Novas et al. 2010, Paulina Carabajal and Currie 2012, Prasad and Sahni 1999, Prasad and Sahni 2009, Rauhut 2003, Romer 1966, Rowe et al. 1997, Ruiz et al. 2011, Russell 1996, Sampson et al. 1996, Sampson et al. 1996, Sampson et al. 1998, Sampson and Witmer 2007, Sereno 1997, Sereno et al. 2008, Sereno et al. 2004, Smith 2007, Smith and Krause 2003, Smith et al. 2010, Steel 1970, Sues 1980, Sues and Galton 1987, Sues and Taquet 1979, Sullivan 2006, Taquet 1984, Tatarinov 1964, Tortosa et al. 2013 and Tykoski and Rowe 2004

Sister taxa: Arcovenator, Genusaurus, Indosaurus, Rajasaurus

Subtaxa: Majungasaurus crenatissimus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Madagascar (24 collections)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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