Acrocanthosaurus Stovall and Langston, Jr. 1950 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

Full reference: J. W. Stovall and W. Langston, Jr. 1950. Acrocanthosaurus atokensis, a new genus and species of Lower Cretaceous Theropoda from Oklahoma. American Midland Naturalist 43(4):686-728

Parent taxon: Carcharodontosauridae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Allain 2005, Barco and Ruiz-OmeƱaca 2001, Brusatte et al. 2009, Brusatte and Sereno 2007, Brusatte and Sereno 2007, Buffetaut et al. 1996, Canale et al. 2013, Carrano et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, Colbert and Russell 1969, Coria and Currie 2006, Csiki-Sava et al. 2016, Currie and Carpenter 2000, Gauthier 1986, Holtz 1994, Holtz 2000, Holtz et al. 2004, Hutchinson and Padian 1997, Hutt et al. 1996, Kurzanov 1989, Langston 1974, Larsson 1996, Molnar et al. 1990, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1984, Sanz et al. 2014, Sereno 1997, Sereno et al. 1996, Sereno et al. 1994, Skinner and Blome 1975, Smith 2007, Steel 1970, Stovall and Langston 1950, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Thulborn 1984, Walker 1964, Weishampel 2006, White et al. 2015 and Yates 2005

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

Subtaxa: Acrocanthosaurus atokensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (6: Maryland, Oklahoma, Texas collections)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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