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Coelosaurus Leidy 1865 (ornithomimosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 38543

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1865. Cretaceous reptiles of the United States. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 192:1-135

Parent taxon: Ornithomimosauria according to P. J. Makovicky et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Arkansaurus, Beishanlong, Deinocheirus, Garudimimidae, Garudimimus, Harpymimidae, Harpymimus, Hexing, Kinnareemimus, Ornithomimidae, Ornithomimoidea, Pelecanimimus, Shenzhousaurus, Struthiomimus, Thecocoelurus, Thecocoelurus daviesi, Valdoraptor, Valdoraptor oweni

Subtaxa: Coelosaurus affinis, Coelosaurus antiquus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore