Abelisaurus

Abelisaurus

ah-BEEL-ee-sore-us

'Abel's lizard'

9.0m-long large theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Country: Argentina

Period: Late Cretaceous, 74-70 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Abelisauridae, Abelisaurinae

Named by: Bonaparte and Novas (1985)

Type species: comahuensis

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