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Coelurus Marsh 1879 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 38528

Alternative spelling: Caelurus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1879. Notice of new Jurassic reptiles. American Journal of Science and Arts 18:501-505

Parent taxon: Coelurosauria according to J. N. Choiniere et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Aorun, Bicentenaria, Bressanichnus, Britoichnium, Coeluridae, Compsognathidae, Defarrariischnium, Juravenator, Lapparentichnus, Lourinhanosaurus, Maniraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Megalosaurus lonzeensis, Nedcolbertia, Ngexisaurus, Ornithomimipodidae, Plesiothornipus, Satapliasaurus, Sinosauropteryx, Tanycolagreus, Taupezia, Tugulusaurus, Tyrannosauroidea, Xinjiangovenator, Xiuningpus, Zuolong

Subtaxa: Coelurus agilis, Coelurus fragilis, Coelurus gracilis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore