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†family Herrerasauridae Benedetto 1973 (herrerasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38510

Full reference: J. L. Benedetto. 1973. Herrerasauridae, nueva familia de saurisquios triasicos [Herrerasauridae, new family of Triassic saurischians]. Ameghiniana 10(1):89-102

Parent taxon: Theropoda according to H.-D. Sues et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Ageroolithus, Allosaurus sibiricus, Anchisauripodidae, Archaeornithoididae, Asianopodus, Avalonia, Avipoda, Boutakioutichnium, Bradycnemidae, Brontopus, Byakudansauropus, Calamospondylus, Carmelopodus, Coeluroidea, Compsognatha, Corpulentapus, Daemonosaurus, Deinocheirosauria, Deinodontia, Deinodontoidea, Dispersituberoolithus, Elongatoolithidae, Embasaurus, Eodromaeus, Eubrontes titanopelobatidus, Eubrontidae, Fenestrosaurus, Fuscinapedis, Gigandipodidae, Grallatoridae, Hadrosaurichnus, Halticosaurus, Hispanosauropus, Iranosauripus, Itsukisauropus, Jialingpus, Kakuru, Kakuru kujani, Kalohipus, Kayentapus, Kuwajimasauropus, Laevisoolithidae, Massospondylus rawesi, Megalosauropus, Megalosaurus cloacinus, Megalosaurus dunkeri, Megalosaurus hungaricus, Megalosaurus insignis, Megalosaurus lydekkeri, Megalosaurus obtusus, Megalosaurus pombali, Minisauripus, Neotheropoda, Ornithoides, Ovoraptor, Ozraptor, Paleotheropoda, Parachirotheriidae, Paracorpulentapus, Paragrallator, Picunichnus, Plectropus, Poekilopleuron schmidti, Protoavis, Reticuloolithus, Sarmientichnus, Saurocephalus monasterii, Sauropodidae, Segisauridae, Selenichnidae, Selenichnus, Shuangbaisaurus, Siamopodus, Sigilmassasauridae, Sinosaurus, Skartopus, Spinosauria, Subtiliolithidae, Symphypoda, Szechuanosaurus, Tawa, Therangospodus, Triprismatoolithus, Trisauropodiscidae, Tristraguloolithus, Tubercuoolithus, Tuojiangpus, Unenlagiidae, Wakinosaurus, Walgettosuchus, Wildeichnus, Wupus, Yangtzepus, Yaverlandia, Zanclodon cambrensis, Zanclodon silesiacus, Zhengichnus jinningensis

Subtaxa: Caseosaurus, Chindesaurus, Herrerasaurus, Sanjuansaurus, Staurikosaurus

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Type: Herrerasaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore