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Zuolong salleei Choiniere et al. 2010 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 179005

Full reference: J. N. Choiniere, J. M. Clark, C. A. Forster and X. Xu. 2010. A basal coelurosaur (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Late Jurassic (Oxfordian) of the Shishugou Formation in Wucaiwan, People's Republic of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(6):1773-1796

Belongs to Zuolong according to J. N. Choiniere et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V15912, a partial skeleton (left premaxilla; left maxilla; left quadrate; right and left quadratojugals; left squamosal; right and left ectopterygoids; left pterygoid; left lacrimal; parti). Its type locality is Wucaiwan Sino-American expedition, 2001, which is in an Oxfordian terrestrial sandstone/conglomerate in the Shishugou Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur 336.0 x 39.5, femur circumference 112.3, humerus 155.4 x 13.8, humerus circumference 62.0, radius 137.0 x 10.9, radius circumference 42.5, scapula length 173.0, tibia 273.2 x 36.2, tibia circumference 98.6, ulna 118.6 x 8.4, ulna circumference 38.2

Estimated body mass: 91.8 kg based on femur length