7.0m-long large theropod
Rugops is known from an almost complete skull. The skull is relatively delicate, suggesting that this was a scavenger, not an attacking dinosaur like Tyrannosaurus. Rows of holes in the skull may indicate that it had a crest of some kind.
Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Abelisauridae
Named by: Sereno, Wilson and Conrad (2004)
Type species: primus