Irritator challengeri 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

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

See also Bertozzo et al. 2013, Buffetaut 2007, Buffetaut and Ouaja 2002, Candeiro et al. 2012, Candeiro et al. 2011, Candeiro et al. 2006, Canudo et al. 2008, Furtado et al. 2013, Holtz et al. 2004, Kellner 1996, Kellner et al. 2011, Machado et al. 2008, Martill et al. 1996, Medeiros 2006, Rauhut 2003, Sánchez-Hernández et al. 2007, Sereno et al. 2008 and Sues et al. 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNS 58022, a skull. Its type locality is Buxéxé, Santana do Cariri, which is in an Albian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/limestone in the Santana Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Buxéxé, Santana do Cariri

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