Acrocanthosaurus atokensis 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

Belongs to Acrocanthosaurus according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Buffetaut et al. 1996, Currie and Carpenter 2000, Farlow 2001, Gauthier 1986, Gishlick and Gauthier 2007, Holtz et al. 2004, Langston 1974, Lipka 1998, Malkani 2006, Molnar et al. 1990, Molnar and Pledge 1980, Norell et al. 2009, Parsons and Parsons 2009, Paul 1988, Paulina Carabajal and Canale 2010, Paulina Carabajal and Currie 2012, Rauhut 2003, Sampson and Witmer 2007, Steel 1970, Stovall and Langston 1950, Suñer et al. 2005, Swinton 1970, Vickaryous and Ryan 1997, Weishampel 2006, White et al. 2015 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: OMNH 10146 (= MUO 8-0-S9), a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Cochran farm, OMNH V68, which is in an Aptian terrestrial shale in the Antlers Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur circumference 406.1

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Oklahoma, Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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