Aucasaurus garridoi Coria et al. 2002 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Full reference: R. A. Coria, L. M. Chiappe, and L. Dingus. 2002. A new close relative of Carnotaurus sastrei Bonaparte 1985 (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(2):460-465

Belongs to Aucasaurus according to M. T. Carrano and S. D. Sampson 2008

See also Burch and Carrano 2012, Candeiro et al. 2012, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Candeiro and Martinelli 2005, Candeiro et al. 2006, Chiappe et al. 2003, Coria and Arcucci 2004, Coria et al. 2002, Coria et al. 2006, Delcourt and Grillo 2014, Filippi et al. 2016, Furtado et al. 2013, Garrido 2010, Juárez Valieri and Fiorelli 2004, Juárez Valieri et al. 2011, Maganuco et al. 2008, Malkani 2007, Martínez et al. 2004, Novas et al. 2004, Paulina Carabajal and Canale 2010, Ruiz et al. 2011, Sampson and Witmer 2007 and Tykoski and Rowe 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCF PVPH-236, a skeleton. Its type locality is Auca Mahuevo theropod site, which is in a Campanian/Campanian lacustrine - small mudstone/sandstone in the Anacleto Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Auca Mahuevo theropod site

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