†family Carcharodontosauridae Stromer 1931 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

Full reference: E. Stromer. 1931. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wüsten Ägyptens. II. Wirbeltier-Reste der Baharîjestufe (unterstes Cenoman). 10. Ein Skelett-Rest von Carcharodontosaurus nov. gen. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Abteilung, Neue Folge 9:1-23

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

See also Benson et al. 2010, Brusatte et al. 2009, Brusatte and Sereno 2007, Brusatte and Sereno 2007, Canale et al. 2013, Candeiro et al. 2012, Carrano et al. 2012, Coria and Currie 2006, Csiki-Sava et al. 2016, Currie and Carpenter 2000, de Azevedo et al. 2013, Holtz 1996, Holtz et al. 2004, Hutchinson and Padian 1997, Larsson 1996, Novas et al. 2005, Rauhut 1995, Rauhut 2003, Sanz et al. 2014, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno et al. 1996, Steel 1970, Stromer 1931 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: Allosauria, Metriacanthosauridae, Monolophosaurus, Neovenatoridae

Subtaxa: Acrocanthosaurus Carcharodontosaurinae Carcharodontosaurus Concavenator Eocarcharia Giganotosaurus Kelmayisaurus Mapusaurus Megalosaurus inexpectatus Sauroniops Shaochilong Taurovenator Unquillosaurus

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Type: Carcharodontosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (6 collections), Argentina (13), Brazil (6), China (5), Egypt (6), France (5), Morocco (11), Niger (9), Romania (1), Spain (5), Sudan (1), Tunisia (3), United States (7: Arizona, Maryland, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 78 collections including 86 occurrences

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