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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, Campanian–Maastrichtian
Restoration of a sprinting Carnotaurus sastrei
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Family: Abelisauridae
Clade: Brachyrostra
Clade: Furileusauria
Filippi, 2016

Furileusauria is an extinct clade of abelisaurid dinosaurs only known from South American fossil remains. The known species are: Carnotaurus, Pycnonemosaurus, Quilmesaurus and Viavenator.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Leonardo S. Filippi; Ariel H. Méndez; Rubén D. Juárez Valieri & Alberto C. Garrido (2016). "A new brachyrostran with hypertrophied axial structures reveals an unexpected radiation of latest Cretaceous abelisaurids". Cretaceous Research. 61: 209–219. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2015.12.018.

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