Velocisaurus unicus 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

Belongs to Velocisaurus according to F. Brissón Egli et al. 2016

See also Agnolin and Chiarelli 2010, Bonaparte 1991, Bonaparte 1996, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Candeiro and Martinelli 2005, Carrano et al. 2011, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Chiappe and Calvo 1994, Filippi et al. 2016, Novas 1997, Rauhut 2003, Tykoski and Rowe 2004 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUCPv-41, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Universidad Nacional del Comahue (W), which is in a Santonian fluvial-deltaic sandstone in the Bajo de la Carpa Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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