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Majungatholus

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Majungatholus is known from a complete skull and partial skeletons.

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Pronounced
mah-joong-gah-thol-us
Meaning of name
Majunga dome
Length
  6m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(84 - 71 million years ago)
Found in
Madagascar

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Abelisauridae, Majungatholus
Named by
Sues & Taquet (1979)
Type species
atopus