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Article on the Theropod Dinosaur Australovenator

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  • Neal Robbins
          This link has an illustration of Australovenator. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Australovenator.jpg     Australovenator wintonensis was a
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 25, 2013
       
       
          This link has an illustration of Australovenator.
       
          Australovenator wintonensis was a theropod dinosaur of the Cretaceous. The systematic paleontology of it is:
       
      Dinosauria Owen 1842
      Saurischia Seeley 1887
      Theropoda Marsh 1881
      Carcharodontosauridae Benton et al. 2010
      Neovenatoridae Benson et al. 2010
      Megaraptora Benson et al. 2010
      Australovenator Hocknull et al. 2009
      Australovenator wintonensis Hocknull et al. 2009
       
          The holotype (AODF 604) is a partial skeleton. This fossil specimen was found in the Winton Formation at Matilda Site, Elderslie Station (AODL 85) in Queensland, Australia. It dates to an Upper Albian interval of 105.3 - 99.6 million years ago. [Note - The source of this information is The Paleobiology Database.]
          Matt A. White, Roger B.J. Benson, Travis R. Tischler, Scott A. Hocknull, Alex G. Cook, David G. Barnes, Stephen F. Poropat, Sarah J. Woolridge, and Trish Sloan wrote an article titled New Australovenator Hind Limb Elements Pertaining to the Holotype Reveal the Most Complete Neovenatorid Leg. It was published in 2013 in PLoS ONE 2(7). The complete text is on this link.
       
          Neal Robbins
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