|Named By:||Rodolfo Coria & Philip J. Currie in 2006|
|Time Period:||Late Cretaceous, 97-93.5 Ma|
|Location:||Argentina - Huincul Formation. Timeline: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous|
|Size:||Known fossils are from individuals ranging between 10.2 and 12.6 meters in length, however it is not impossible that very large Mapusaurus may have been slightly larger|
|Fossil(s):||Remains of up to seven individuals discovered in a bone bed together|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosaria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Carcharodontosauridae | Giganotosaurinae ||
Mapusaurus ("earth lizard") was a giant carnosaurian dinosaur from the early Late Cretaceous (late Cenomanian to early Turonian stage) of what is now Argentina.