Spinostropheus Sereno et al. 2004 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, J. A. Wilson, and J. L. Conrad. 2004. New dinosaurs link southern landmasses in the mid-Cretaceous. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271(1546):1325-1330

Parent taxon: Ceratosauria according to F. A. Gianechini et al. 2015

See also Carrano and Sampson 2008, Sereno et al. 2004 and Tortosa et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Abelisauroidea, Berberosaurus, Betasuchus, Ceratosauridae, Ceratosauroidea, Ceratosaurus, Ceratosaurus roechlingi, Deltadromeus, Dolichosuchus, Elaphrosaurus, Genyodectes, Labrosaurus stechowi, Limusaurus, Megalosaurus meriani, Neoceratosauria, Orthogoniosaurus, Pterospondylus, Velocipes

Subtaxa: Spinostropheus gautieri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Niger (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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