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Abelisaurus

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Pronounced
ah-BEEL-ee-sore-us
Meaning of name
Abel's lizard
Length
  9m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(74 - 70 million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Abelisauridae, Abelisaurinae, Abelisaurus
Named by
Bonaparte and Novas (1985)
Type species
comahuensis