Tarascosaurus Le Loeuff and Buffetaut 1991 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Full reference: J. Le Loeuff and E. Buffetaut. 1991. Tarascosaurus salluvicus nov. gen., nov. sp., dinosaure théropode du Crétacé supérieur du sud de la France [Tarascosaurus salluvicus nov. gen., nov. sp., a theropod dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of southern France]. Géobios 25(5):585-594

Parent taxon: Abelisauridae according to T. Tortosa et al. 2013

See also Buffetaut 1997, Buffetaut et al. 1991, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Holtz 1998, Le Loeuff 1998, Le Loeuff and Buffetaut 1991, Rauhut 2003, Sampson et al. 1996, Smith 2007 and Tykoski and Rowe 2004

Sister taxa: Brachyrostra, Carnotaurinae, Chenanisaurus, Coeluroides, Dryptosauroides, Indosuchus, Kryptops, Lametasaurus, Majungasaurinae, Megalosaurus chubutensis, Ornithomimoides, Rugops, Xenotarsosaurus

Subtaxa: Tarascosaurus salluvicus

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Type: Tarascosaurus salluvicus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lambeau de Beausset (Cretaceous of France)

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