†family Noasauridae Bonaparte and Powell 1980 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Noasauridae

Synonym: Velocisauridae Bonaparte 1991

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte and J. E. Powell. 1980. A continental assemblage of tetrapods from the Upper Cretaceous beds of El Brete, northwestern Argentina (Sauropoda-Coelurosauria-Carnosauria-Aves). Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, Nouvelle Série 139:19-28

Parent taxon: Abelisauroidea according to F. A. Gianechini et al. 2015

See also Agnolin and Chiarelli 2010, Agnolín et al. 2003, Bonaparte 1991, Bonaparte 1991, Bonaparte et al. 1990, Bonaparte and Powell 1980, Candeiro and Martinelli 2005, Carrano et al. 2011, Carrano et al. 2004, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Coria et al. 2006, Coria and Salgado 2000, Furtado et al. 2013, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Holtz 1998, Novas et al. 2004, Novas et al. 2006, Rauhut 2003, Sereno et al. 2004, Tortosa et al. 2013, Tykoski and Rowe 2004 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: Abelisauria, Abelisauridae, Eoabelisaurus

Subtaxa: Austrocheirus Compsosuchus Jubbulpuria Laevisuchus Ligabueino Masiakasaurus Noasaurus Ornithomimoides barasimlensis Velocisaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (5 collections), Brazil (1), India (2), Madagascar (28), Morocco (1)

Total: 37 collections including 41 occurrences

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