Chilantaisaurus zheziangensis Dong 1979 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Neovenatoridae

Alternative combination: Chilantaisaurus zhejiangensis

Full reference: Z. Dong. 1979. Cretaceous dinosaurs of Hunan, China. Mesozoic and Cenozoic Red Beds of South China: Selected Papers from the "Cretaceous-Tertiary Workshop", Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology & Nanjing Institute of Paleontology (eds.), Science Press, Nanxiong, China 342-350

Belongs to Chilantaisaurus according to M.-p. Qian et al. 2012

See also Chen 1983, Dong 1979, Dong 1992, Yang et al. 1986 and Zhao 1986

Sister taxon: Chilantaisaurus tashuikouensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Zhongdai, Tangxi (IVPP), which is in a Santonian terrestrial horizon in the Tangshang Formation of China

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Zhongdai, Tangxi (IVPP)

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