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What is Brachyrostra?

Pronunciation: BRAK-i-ROSS-truh
Author: Canale et al.
Year: 2008
Meaning: Short snouts (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (two legs)
Synonyms: None known
Scientific definition:
All abelisaurids more closely related to Carnotaurus sastrei than to Majungasaurus crenatissimus.
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Etymology
Brachyrostra is derived from the Greek "brachys" (short) and "rostra" (snout).
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Further reading
• Canale JI, Scanferla CA, Agnolin F and Novas FE (2008) "New carnivorous dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of NW Patagonia and the evolution of abelisaurid theropods".
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