†family Neovenatoridae Benson et al. 2010 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Neovenatoridae

Full reference: R. B. J. Benson, M. T. Carrano, and S. L. Brusatte. 2010. A new clade of archaic large-bodied predatory dinosaurs (Theropoda: Allosauroidea) that survived to the latest Mesozoic. Naturwissenschaften 97:71-78

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

See also Benson et al. 2010, Carrano et al. 2012 and Csiki-Sava et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Allosauria, Carcharodontosauridae, Metriacanthosauridae, Monolophosaurus

Subtaxa: Australovenator Chilantaisaurus Fukuiraptor Megaraptora Neovenator Rapator

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Type: Neovenator

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (8 collections), Australia (6), China (2), France (1), Japan (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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