Aniksosaurus Martínez and Novas 2006 (compsognathid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

Full reference: R. D. Martínez and F. E. Novas. 2006. Aniksosaurus darwini gen. et sp. nov., a new coelurosaurian theropod from the early Late Cretaceous of central Patagonia, Argentina. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, nuevo serie 8(2):243-259

Parent taxon: Compsognathidae according to J. N. Choiniere et al. 2010

See also Ibiricu et al. 2013 and Martínez and Novas 2006

Sister taxa: Aristosuchus, Compsognathinae, Compsognathus, Huaxiagnathus, Mirischia, Nqwebasaurus, Ornitholestes, Scipionyx, Sinocalliopteryx

Subtaxa: Aniksosaurus darwini

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at estancia Laguna Palacios (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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