Acrocanthosaurus

Acrocantho-saurus

Pronunciation:
ah-kroh-kan-tho-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'high-spined lizard'
Acrocanthosaurus
Dinosaur description:
12.0m-long
large theropod
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Diet:
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Country:
Canada, USA
Period:
Early Cretaceous, 115-105 million years ago
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Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Carcharodontosauridae
Named by:
Stovall and Langston (1950)
Type species:
atokensis
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