Deltadromeus agilis Sereno et al. 1996 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, D. B. Dutheil, M. Iarochene, H. C. E. Larsson, G. H. Lyon, P. M. Magwene, C. A. Sidor, D. J. Varricchio, and J. A. Wilson. 1996. Predatory dinosaurs from the Sahara and Late Cretaceous faunal differentiation. Science 272:986-991

Belongs to Deltadromeus according to M. T. Carrano and S. D. Sampson 2008

See also Cavin et al. 2010, Holtz et al. 2004, Rauhut 2003, Sereno et al. 1996 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SGM-Din 2. Its type locality is Er Remlia, Gara es Sbaa, which is in a Cenomanian deltaic sandstone/sandstone in the Aoufous Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 53.0, humerus diameter 22.0

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Egypt (4 collections), Morocco (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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