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Temporal range: Late Jurassic – Late Cretaceous
Possible Late Maastrichtian record
Spinosaurus (sharkofassuit).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Family: Spinosauridae
Stromer et al., 1915
Type species
Spinosaurus aegyptiacus
Stromer, 1915

Spinosauridae is a family of Theropods, that several species belong to that family; show the greatest size of any theropods known. The diet of spinosaurids were varied although the Iguanadon remains on a Baryonyx. Additionally a spinosaurid tooth which most likely belonged to Irritator; attached to a large pterosaur suggest they've had more generalistic/carnivore diet than previously thought. The range of this successful theropods varies from Africa; South & Central America; Asia to Australia.

Confirmed Members

Spinosauridae by vitor silva-d5g3w1b

Several members of the Spinosauridae family: from left to right, Spinosaurus, Oxalaia, Suchomimus, Baroynyx, Ichthyovenator, and Irritator

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