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meaning: "Abel's lizard"
Named By: Jose Bonaparte & Fernando Novas in 1985
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 80 Ma
Location: Argentina, Patagonia, Rio Negro Province - Anacleto Formation
Size: Body estimated between 7 and 9 meters long. Skull is measured at over 85 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Single incomplete skull
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Saurischia | Theropoda | Abelisauridae | Abelisaurinae |

Abelisaurus ("Abel's lizard") is a genus of predatory abelisaurid theropod dinosaur during the Late Cretaceous Period (Campanian) of what is now South America. It was a bipedal carnivore that probably reached about 7.4 metres (24 ft 3 in) in length, although this is uncertain as it is known from only one partial skull.

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