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Acrocanthosaurus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Acrocanthosaurus Stovall and Langston, Jr. p. 699
1956Acrocanthosaurus Romer p. 615
1964Acrocanthosaurus Tatarinov p. 537
1964Acrocanthosaurus Walker p. 116
1966Acrocanthosaurus Romer p. 369
1969Acrocanthosaurus Colbert and Russell p. 36
1970Acrocanthosaurus Steel p. 38
1970Acrocanthosaurus Swinton p. 143
1974Acrocanthosaurus Langston p. 82
1975Acrocanthosaurus Skinner and Blome p. 6
1984Acrocanthosaurus Russell p. 23
1984Acrocanthosaurus Thulborn p. 133
1986Acrocanthosaurus Gauthier p. 9
1988Acrocanthosaurus Carroll
1988Acrocanthosaurus Paul p. 314
1989Acrocanthosaurus Kurzanov p. 4
1990Acrocanthosaurus Molnar et al. p. 189
1994Acrocanthosaurus Holtz, Jr.
1994Acrocanthosaurus Sereno et al. p. 270
1996Acrocanthosaurus Buffetaut et al. p. 691
1996Acrocanthosaurus Hutt et al. p. 642
1996Acrocanthosaurus Larsson p. 47A
1996Acrocanthosaurus Sereno et al. p. 989 fig. 4
1997Acrocanthosaurus Hutchinson and Padian p. 96
1997Acrocanthosaurus Sereno p. 457
2000Acrocanthosaurus Currie and Carpenter p. 210
2000Acrocanthosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 13 fig. 5
2001Acrocanthosaurus Barco and Ruiz-Omeñaca p. 243
2003Acrocanthosaurus Rauhut p. 36
2004Acrocanthosaurus Holtz, Jr. et al. p. 75
2005Acrocanthosaurus Allain p. 83
2005Acrocanthosaurus Yates p. 118 fig. 9
2006Acrocanthosaurus Coria and Currie p. 108 fig. 35
2006Acrocanthosaurus Weishampel p. 144
2007Acrocanthosaurus Brusatte and Sereno p. 54A
2007Acrocanthosaurus Smith p. 104
2009Acrocanthosaurus Brusatte et al. p. 1055 fig. 3
2012Acrocanthosaurus Carrano et al. p. 248 fig. 7
2013Acrocanthosaurus Canale et al.
2014Acrocanthosaurus Hendrickx and Mateus
2014Acrocanthosaurus Sanz et al. p. 48
2015Acrocanthosaurus White et al. p. 3
2016Acrocanthosaurus Csiki-Sava et al. p. 230

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
superfamilyAllosauroidea
familyCarcharodontosauridae
genusAcrocanthosaurus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
coracoid height1210.0----
femur circumference2406.1388.0425.0406.526.2

Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 3000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 1000 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-24 13:09:11
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:09:11
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Aptian to the top of the Aptian or 122.46000 to 113.00000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aptian125.0 - 113.0USA (Oklahoma) A. atokensis (25147 25148 25149)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03USA (Texas) A. atokensis (51709)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03USA (Maryland) A. sp. (90926)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0USA (Oklahoma) A. atokensis (14392)