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Aucasaurus garridoi

Reptilia - Abelisauridae

Taxonomy
Aucasaurus garridoi was named by Coria et al. (2002). Its type specimen is MCF PVPH-236, a skeleton, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Auca Mahuevo theropod site, which is in a Campanian/Campanian lacustrine - small mudstone/sandstone in the Anacleto Formation of Argentina. It is the type species of Aucasaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Aucasaurus garridoi Coria et al.
2003Aucasaurus garridoi Chiappe et al. p. 100
2004Aucasaurus garridoi Coria and Arcucci p. 597
2004Aucasaurus garridoi Juárez Valieri and Fiorelli p. 36
2004Aucasaurus garridoi Martínez et al. p. 578
2004Aucasaurus garridoi Novas et al. p. 68
2004Aucasaurus garridoi Tykoski and Rowe p. 49
2005Aucasaurus garridoi Candeiro and Martinelli p. 9
2006Aucasaurus garridoi Candeiro et al. p. 935
2006Aucasaurus garridoi Coria et al. p. 1288
2007Aucasaurus garridoi Malkani
2007Aucasaurus garridoi Sampson and Witmer p. 33
2008Aucasaurus garridoi Carrano and Sampson p. 191
2008Aucasaurus garridoi Maganuco et al. p. 248
2010Aucasaurus garridoi Garrido p. 99
2010Aucasaurus garridoi Paulina Carabajal and Canale p. 253
2011Aucasaurus garridoi Juárez Valieri et al. p. 167
2011Aucasaurus garridoi Ruiz et al. p. 1271
2012Aucasaurus garridoi Burch and Carrano p. 1
2012Aucasaurus garridoi Candeiro et al. p. 326
2012Aucasaurus garridoi Candeiro and Harris p. 76
2013Aucasaurus garridoi Furtado et al. p. 109
2014Aucasaurus garridoi Delcourt and Grillo p. 311
2016Aucasaurus garridoi Filippi et al. p. 210

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
suborderCeratosauria()
superfamilyAbelisauroidea
familyAbelisauridae
Brachyrostra
Furileusauria
subfamilyAbelisaurinae
genusAucasaurus
speciesgarridoi

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. T. Carrano and S. D. Sampson 2008Abelisaurid with (1) complete lateral exposure of the maxillary fenestra and (2) frontal swells instead of horns (modified from Coria et al. 2002).