Megaraptor namunhuaiquii Novas 1998 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Neovenatoridae

Alternative combinations: Megaraptor namuhnuaiquii, Megaraptor namunhaiquii

Full reference: F. E. Novas. 1998. Megaraptor namunhuaiquii, gen. et sp. nov., a large-clawed, Late Cretaceous theropod from Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18(1):4-9

Belongs to Megaraptor according to J. D. Porfiri et al. 2014

See also Benson et al. 2010, Calvo et al. 2002, Calvo et al. 2004, Calvo et al. 2007, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Carrano et al. 2012, Coria and Currie 2016, Martínez et al. 2004, Martínez and Novas 2006, Novas 1998, Novas et al. 2006, Porfiri et al. 2007, Porfiri et al. 2011, Porfiri et al. 2007, Rauhut 2003 and Smith et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCF-PVPH 79, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Megaraptor type, Sierra del Portezuelo, which is in a Turonian/Coniacian terrestrial horizon in the Portezuelo Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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