Irritator Martill et al. 1996 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Spinosauridae

Full reference: D. M. Martill, A. R. I. Cruickshank, E. Frey, P. G. Small, and M. Clarke. 1996. A new crested maniraptoran dinosaur from the Santana Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of Brazil. Journal of the Geological Society, London 153:5-8

Parent taxon: Spinosauridae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Buffetaut and Ouaja 2002, Candeiro et al. 2012, Candeiro et al. 2006, Carrano et al. 2012, Ezcurra 2009, Holtz et al. 2004, Kellner 1996, Kellner et al. 2011, Martill et al. 1996, Medeiros 2006, Milner 1997, Naish and Martill 2007, Rauhut 2003, Sánchez-Hernández et al. 2007, Sereno et al. 1998 and Sues et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Baryonychinae, Baryonyx, Ostafrikasaurus, Siamosaurus, Sinopliosaurus fusuiensis, Spinosaurinae, Spinosaurus, Suchomimus

Subtaxa: Irritator challengeri

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Type: Irritator challengeri

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Buxéxé, Santana do Cariri (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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