Genusaurus sisteronis Accarie et al. 1995 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Full reference: H. Accarie, B. Beaudoin, J. Dejax, G. Friès, J.-G. Michard and P. Taquet. 1995. Découverte d'un Dinosaure théropode nouveau (Genusaurus sisteronis n. g., n. sp.) dans l'Albien marin de Sisteron (Alpes de Haute-Provence, France) et extension au Crétacé inférieur de la lignée cératosaurienne [Discovery of a new theropod dinosaur (Genusaurus sisteronis n. g., n. sp.) in the marine Albian of Sisteron (Alpes de Haute-Provence, France) and extension of the ceratosaur lineage into the Lower Cretaceous]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, série IIa 320:327-344

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

See also Accarie et al. 1995, Carrano et al. 2011, Coria et al. 2006, Currie and Padian 1997, Holtz 1998, Juárez Valieri and Fiorelli 2004, Rauhut 2003, Smith et al. 2010, Torices et al. 2015 and Tykoski and Rowe 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN Bev-1, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Sisteron, Bevons (MNHN), which is in an Albian marine sandstone/marl in the Marnes bleues Formation of France.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sisteron, Bevons (MNHN)

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