Temporal range: Late Triassic, 233Ma
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In situ holotype
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Family: Herrerasauridae
Genus: Gnathovorax
Binomial name
Gnathovorax cabreirai
Pacheco et al., 2019
Gnathovorax (meaning "jaws inclined to devour") is an extinct genus of herrerasaurid saurischian native to Brazil. The type and only species is Gnathovorax cabreirai.[1]

It is more closely related to Herrerasaurus and Sanjuansaurus than to Staurikosaurus.


  1. (2019) "Gnathovorax cabreirai: a new early dinosaur and the origin and initial radiation of predatory dinosaurs". PeerJ. DOI:10.7717/peerj.7963. 
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