Majungasaurus

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Majungasaurus
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 70–66 Ma
Majungasaurus crenatissimus, ROM.jpg
Skeleton cast on display at the Royal Ontario Museum.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Suborder: Theropoda
Clade: Abelisauria
Family: Abelisauridae
Subfamily: Majungasaurinae
Genus: Majungasaurus
Lavocat, 1955
Species: M. crenatissimus
Binomial name
Majungasaurus crenatissimus
(Depéret, 1896) [originally Megalosaurus]
Synonyms

Megalosaurus crenatissimus
Depéret, 1896
Majungatholus atopus
Sues & Taquet, 1979

Majungasaurus (/məˌʌŋɡəˈsɔːrəs/; "Mahajanga lizard") is a genus of abelisaurid theropod dinosaur that lived in Madagascar from 70 to 66 million years ago, at the end of the Cretaceous Period.


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