Taurovenator

Name: Taurovenator ‭(‬bull hunter‭)‬.
Phonetic: Tor-o-ven-ah-tor.
Named By: Matías J.‭ ‬Motta,‭ ‬Alexis M.‭ ‬Aranciaga Rolando,‭ ‬Sebastián Rozadilla,‭ ‬Federico E.‭ ‬Agnolín,‭ ‬Nicolás R.‭ ‬Chimento,‭ ‬Federico Brissón Egli,‭ & ‬Fernando E.‭ ‬Novas‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Carcharodontosauridae.
Species: T.‭ ‬violantei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Argentina,‭ ‬Rio Negro Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Huincul Formation.
Time period: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Taurovenator is a genus of carcharodontosaurid theropod dinosaur that lived in South America during the Late Cretaceous.‭ ‬At the time of writing,‭ ‬Taurovenator is only known from partial skull remains.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬New theropod fauna from the Upper Cretaceous‭ (‬Huincul Formation‭) ‬of northwestern Patagonia,‭ ‬Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin.‭ ‬71:‭ ‬231‭–‬253.Matías J.‭ ‬Motta,‭ ‬Alexis M.‭ ‬Aranciaga Rolando,‭ ‬Sebastián Rozadilla,‭ ‬Federico E.‭ ‬Agnolín,‭ ‬Nicolás R.‭ ‬Chimento,‭ ‬Federico Brissón Egli,‭ & ‬Fernando E.‭ ‬Novas‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.



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