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What is Afrovenatorinae?

Pronunciation: af-RO-vee-nay-TOH-ruh-nay
Author: Carrano, Benson and Sampson
Year: 2012
Meaning: African hunters (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (2 legs)
Synonyms: None known
Definition
All megalosaurids more closely related to Afrovenator than to Megalosaurus.
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Etymology
Afrovenatorinae is derived from the Latin "Afer" (an inhabitant of Africa), "venator" (hunter) and "inae" (denoting a sub family, in this case of the family Megalosauridae), named for the group's anchor; Afrovenator.
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Further reading
Carrano M. T, Benson R.B.J. and Sampson S. D. (2012) "The phylogeny of Tetanurae (Dinosauria: Theropoda)".
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