Furileusauria

Summary

Furileusaurians
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, Campanian–Maastrichtian
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Restoration of a sprinting Carnotaurus sastrei
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Family: Abelisauridae
Clade: Brachyrostra
Clade: FurileusauriaFilippi, 2016
Genera

Furileusauria is an extinct clade of abelisaurid dinosaurs only known from South American fossil remains. In addition to the Abelisaurinae, it includes Carnotaurus, Pycnonemosaurus, Quilmesaurus and Viavenator.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Leonardo S. Filippi; Ariel H. Méndez; Rubén D. Juárez Valieri & 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.