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Carcharodontosauridae

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Carcharodontosauridae Stromer p. 19
1966Megalosaurus inexpectatus del Corro p. 282 figs. 1-3
1978Megalosaurus inexpectatus Bonaparte p. 551
1979Megalosaurus inexpectatus Bonaparte p. 229
1995Carcharodontosauridae Rauhut p. 370
1996Carcharodontosauridae Holtz, Jr. p. 42A
1996Carcharodontosauridae Larsson p. 47A
1996Carcharodontosauridae Sereno et al. p. 989 fig. 4
1997Carcharodontosauridae Hutchinson and Padian p. 96
1997Carcharodontosauridae Sereno p. 456
1998Carcharodontosauridae Sereno p. 64
2000Carcharodontosauridae Currie and Carpenter p. 236 fig. 15
2003Carcharodontosauridae Rauhut p. 147
2004Carcharodontosauridae Holtz, Jr. et al. p. 75
2005Carcharodontosauridae Novas et al. p. 226
2005Carcharodontosauridae Yates p. 118 fig. 9
2006Carcharodontosauridae Coria and Currie p. 108 fig. 35
2007Carcharodontosauridae Brusatte and Sereno p. 54A
2009Carcharodontosauridae Brusatte et al. p. 1055 fig. 3
2010Carcharodontosauridae Benson et al. p. 75
2012Carcharodontosauridae Candeiro et al. p. 326
2012Carcharodontosauridae Carrano et al. p. 248 fig. 7
2013Carcharodontosauridae Canale et al.
2013Carcharodontosauridae de Azevedo et al.
2014Carcharodontosauridae Hendrickx and Mateus
2014Carcharodontosauridae Sanz et al. p. 75
2016Carcharodontosauridae 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
familyCarcharodontosauridae

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
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
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: 2004-12-14 12:50:08
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:50:08
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Hauterivian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 136.40000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (75 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Berriasian - Late/Upper Barremian145.0 - 125.45Niger (Agadez) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25226)
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5Tunisia (Medinine) Carcharodontosaurus sp. (166013)
Early/Lower Berriasian - Late/Upper Albian145.0 - 99.6Algeria (Illizi) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25137)
Early/Lower Berriasian - Late/Upper Albian145.0 - 99.6Algeria (Adrar) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25139)
Early/Lower Berriasian - Early/Lower Cenomanian145.0 - 93.5Niger (Agadez) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25355)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Romania (Constanta) Megalosaurus superbus (90900)
Late/Upper Hauterivian - Early/Lower Barremian136.4 - 125.45Spain (Aragón) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (53921)
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45Spain (Aragón) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (157897)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45Spain (Cuenca) Concavenator corcovatus (28006)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Spain (Valenciana) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (45148)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0China (Guangxi) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (154688)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Niger (Agadez) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25194)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0USA (Oklahoma) Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (25147 25148 25149)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Argentina (Chubut) Theropoda indet. (38531)
Aptian - Albian125.0 - 100.5Niger (Agadez) Carcharodontosauridae indet., Eocarcharia dinops (81086) Eocarcharia dinops (81087)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03USA (Texas) Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (51709)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03USA (Maryland) Acrocanthosaurus sp. (90926)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0USA (Oklahoma) Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (14392)
Late/Upper Aptian - Albian122.46 - 100.5China (Xinjiang) Kelmayisaurus petrolicus (49817)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Argentina (Chubut) Theropoda indet. (38529) Tyrannotitan chubutensis (162466)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Niger (Agadez) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25195 25197)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Algeria (Adrar) Carcharodontosaurus sp. (59341) Megalosaurus saharicus (59689 59690)
Albian - Cenomanian113.0 - 93.9Morocco (Er Rachidia) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus, Sigilmassasaurus sp., Sigilmassasaurus brevicollis (52887)
Albian - Cenomanian113.0 - 93.9Argentina (Chubut) Megalosaurus inexpectatus (38533)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Tunisia (Médenine) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (67203)
Early/Lower Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian112.03 - 93.5Algeria (Illizi) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25192)
Early/Lower Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian112.03 - 93.5Tunisia (Tataouine) Megalosaurus saharicus (25200)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Morocco Carcharodontosaurus sp. (13274)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Brazil (Maranhão) Carcharodontosaurus sp., Sigilmassasaurus sp., Carcharodontosaurus sp. (56365)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5USA (Arizona) Carcharodontosaurinae indet. (13105)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Niger (Agadez) Megalosaurus saharicus (25221)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Niger (Agadez) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (58577)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Egypt (Al Jizah) Carcharodontosaurus sp. (47136)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Morocco (Meknès-Tafilalet) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (135639)
Cenomanian - Turonian100.5 - 89.8China (Henan) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (117983 117986)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt (Al Jizah) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25126) Spinosaurus B (51751)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Er Rachidia) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (141307)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5France (Poitou-Charentes) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (77229 77230 77231 77232 77233)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt (Matruh) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25127) Spinosaurus B (51748)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Argentina (Neuquén) Giganotosaurus sp. (51945) Tetanurae indet. (28460) Theropoda indet. (51944)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Meknès-Tafilalet) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (144705 163917) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus, Theropoda indet. (155212 163916)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Er Rachida) Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (25325)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Guadalajara) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (132494)
Late/Upper Cenomanian - Turonian99.6 - 89.8Argentina (Neuquén) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (55351)
Middle Cenomanian - Early/Lower Turonian99.6 - 89.3Argentina (Río Negro) Carcharodontosauridae indet., Taurovenator violantei (180530)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8China (Nei Mongol) Chilantaisaurus maortuensis (66924)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Argentina (Río Negro) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (61237)
Late/Upper Turonian - Early/Lower Coniacian93.5 - 85.8Argentina (Neuquén) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (49415)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Santonian89.3 - 83.5Argentina (Río Negro) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (88181)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Argentina (Salta) Unquillosaurus ceibalii (13209)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Sudan (Ash Shamaliyah) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (38682)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Egypt (Al Wadi al Jadid) Carcharodontosaurus sp. (54083)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Brazil (São Paulo) Abelisauridae indet. (56997) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (57003)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Brazil (Minas Gerais) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (61578)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Brazil (Minas Gerais) Carcharodontosauridae indet. (64133)