Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, Campanian–Maastrichtian
Restoration of a sprinting Carnotaurus sastrei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Family: Abelisauridae
Clade: Brachyrostra
Clade: Furileusauria
Filippi, 2016

Furileusauria is an extinct clade of abelisaurid dinosaurs only known from South American fossil remains. The known species are: Carnotaurus, Pycnonemosaurus, Quilmesaurus and Viavenator.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Leonardo S. Filippi, Ariel H. Méndez, Rubén D. Juárez Valieri and Alberto C. Garrido (2016). "A new brachyrostran with hypertrophied axial structures reveals an unexpected radiation of latest Cretaceous abelisaurids". Cretaceous Research. 61: 209–219. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2015.12.018.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)