Aucasaurus

Aucasaurus

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'Auca lizard'

5.0m-long large theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Country: Argentina

Period: Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago

Aucasaurus is known from an almost complete skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Abelisauroidea, Abelisauria

Named by: Coria, Chiappe and Dingus (2002)

Type species: garridoi

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