Velocisaurus Bonaparte 1991 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Noasauridae

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte. 1991. Los vertebrados fósiles de la Formación Rio Colorado, de la Ciudad de Neuquén y Cercanías, Cretácico Superior, Argentina [The vertebrate fossils of the Rio Colorado Formation, from the city of Neuquén and surrounding areas, Upper Cretaceous, Argentina]. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" e Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales: Paleontología 4(3):17-123

Parent taxon: Noasauridae according to F. Brissón Egli et al. 2016

See also Agnolin and Chiarelli 2010, Agnolín et al. 2003, Bonaparte 1991, Bonaparte 1996, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Candeiro and Martinelli 2005, Carrano et al. 2011, Carrano et al. 2004, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Novas 1997, Novas et al. 2004, Tortosa et al. 2013 and Tykoski and Rowe 2004

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

Subtaxa: Velocisaurus unicus

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Type: Velocisaurus unicus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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