Masiakasaurus Sampson et al. 2001 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Noasauridae

Full reference: S. D. Sampson, M. T. Carrano, and C. A. Forster. 2001. A bizarre predatory dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Nature 409:504-506

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

See also Agnolin and Chiarelli 2010, AgnolĂ­n et al. 2003, Carrano et al. 2011, Carrano et al. 2002, Carrano et al. 2004, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Coria et al. 2006, Delcourt and Grillo 2014, Ezcurra et al. 2010, Forster et al. 2009, Griffin and Nesbitt 2016, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Maganuco et al. 2007, Novas et al. 2004, Novas et al. 2010, Novas et al. 2006, Rauhut 2003, Sampson et al. 2001, Sereno et al. 2004, Smith 2007, Tortosa et al. 2013, Tykoski and Rowe 2004 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: Austrocheirus, Compsosuchus, Jubbulpuria, Laevisuchus, Ligabueino, Noasaurus, Ornithomimoides barasimlensis, Velocisaurus

Subtaxa: Masiakasaurus knopfleri

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Type: Masiakasaurus knopfleri

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Cretaceous of Madagascar (28 collections)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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