Carcharodontosaurus Stromer 1931 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

Alternative spelling: Megalosaurus (Carcharodontosaurus)

Synonym: Sigilmassasaurus Russell 1996

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: Carcharodontosauridae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Allain 2005, Bouaziz et al. 1988, Brusatte et al. 2009, Brusatte and Sereno 2007, Buscalioni and Sanz 1984, Canale et al. 2013, Candeiro et al. 2018, Candeiro et al. 2012, Carrano et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, Cavin et al. 2010, Chabli 1986, Coria and Currie 2006, Csiki-Sava et al. 2016, Currie and Carpenter 2000, Furtado et al. 2013, Holtz 2000, Holtz et al. 2004, Hutchinson and Padian 1997, Knoll et al. 1999, Lamanna et al. 2002, Lapparent 1947, Lapparent 1958, Lapparent 1960, Larsson 1996, Molnar 1980, Molnar et al. 1990, Novas 1997, Novas et al. 2005, Paul 1988, Paulina Carabajal and Currie 2012, Rauhut 1995, Rauhut 2003, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1996, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno et al. 1998, Sereno et al. 1996, Smith 2007, Steel 1970, Stromer 1931, Stromer 1934, Tatarinov 1964 and Walker 1964

Sister taxa: Acrocanthosaurus, Carcharodontosaurinae, Concavenator, Eocarcharia, Giganotosaurus, Kelmayisaurus, Mapusaurus, Megalosaurus inexpectatus, Sauroniops, Shaochilong, Taurovenator, Unquillosaurus

Subtaxa: Carcharodontosaurus iguidensis Carcharodontosaurus saharicus Sigilmassasaurus brevicollis

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Type: Megalosaurus saharicus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (6 collections), Brazil (1), Egypt (4), Morocco (9), Niger (7), Tunisia (3)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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