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Camarillasaurus
 

Temporal range: Early Cretaceous

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Clade: †Spinosauridae
Genus:


Camarillasaurus Sánchez-Hernández & Benton, 2014

Type species
Camarillasaurus cirugedae

Sánchez-Hernández & Benton, 2014

Camarillasaurus is a genus of basalceratosaurian theropod dinosaur known from the Early Cretaceous Period; of Camarillas, northeastern Spain.

Description

Its remains were discovered in the Camarillas Formation. The type species, Camarillasaurus cirugedae, was described by Bárbara Sánchez-Hernández and Michael J. Benton.

Originally described as a basal species of ceratosaur; latest publishments in 2019 has been reclassified the theropod as a potential member species to the Spinosauridae. [1][2]

Nearly nothing is known about this Theropod.

References

  1. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/282749558_Theropod_dinosaurs_from_the_Upper_Cretaceous_of_the_South_Pyrenees_Basin_of_Spain
  2. http://hss.ulb.uni-bonn.de/2019/5605/5605.pdf
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