Rugops primus Sereno et al. 2004 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Abelisauridae

Alternative combination: Rigops primus

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

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

See also Brusatte and Sereno 2007, Coria et al. 2006, Malkani 2007, Sampson and Witmer 2007 and Sereno et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNN IGU1. Its type locality is Iguidi, which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Echkar Formation of Niger.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Iguidi

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