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Temporal range: Late Jurassic – Late Cretaceous
Possible Santonian 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

The spinosauridae superfamily is a classification of carnivore dinosaurs that include large meat and fish eating theropods. It's name comes from the size of these creatures. Most spinosaurs are generalists that ate fish & crocodiles, other dinosaurs and pterosaurs.

Confirmed Members

Spinosauridae by vitor silva-d5g3w1b

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