A large Cretaceous theropod from Patagonia, Argentina, and the evolution of carcharodontosaurids

@article{Novas2005ALC,
  title={A large Cretaceous theropod from Patagonia, Argentina, and the evolution of carcharodontosaurids},
  author={Fernando Emilio Novas and Silvina de Valais and Pat Vickers-Rich and Thomas Rich},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2005},
  volume={92},
  pages={226-230}
}
The Cretaceous Carcharodontosauridae is the latest clade of carnosaurs, including the largest predatory dinosaurs yet recorded. Albeit spectacular for their size, the skeletal anatomy of these theropods remains poorly-known, and their diversity was until recently restricted to two Cenomanian species: the highly derived Giganotosaurus carolinii, from southern South America, and the incompletely known Carcharodontosaurus saharicus, from northern Africa. Here we describe an older and basal member… Expand
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