Rugops Sereno et al. 2004 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

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: Abelisauridae according to L. S. Filippi et al. 2016

See also Brusatte and Sereno 2007, Canale et al. 2008, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Ezcurra et al. 2010, Gianechini et al. 2015, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Novas et al. 2006, Sampson and Witmer 2007, Sereno et al. 2004, Smith 2007 and Tortosa et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Brachyrostra, Carnotaurinae, Chenanisaurus, Coeluroides, Dryptosauroides, Indosuchus, Kryptops, Lametasaurus, Majungasaurinae, Megalosaurus chubutensis, Ornithomimoides, Tarascosaurus, Xenotarsosaurus

Subtaxa: Rugops primus

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Type: Rugops primus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Iguidi (Cretaceous of Niger)

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