Acrocanthosaurus

Acrocantho-saurus

ah-kroh-kan-tho-SORE-us

'high-spined lizard'

12.0m-long large theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Country: Canada, USA

Period: Early Cretaceous, 115-105 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Carcharodontosauridae

Named by: Stovall and Langston (1950)

Type species: atokensis

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