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Yangchuanosaurus Dong et al. 1978 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38594

Full reference: Z. Dong, Y. Zhang, X. Li and S. Zhou. 1978. [A new carnosaur from Yongchuan County, Sichuan Province]. Ke Xue Tong Bao [Science Newsletter] 23(5):302-304

Parent taxon: Metriacanthosauridae according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Erectopus, Metriacanthosaurinae, Shidaisaurus, Xuanhanosaurus

Subtaxa: Yangchuanosaurus shangyouensis, Yangchuanosaurus zigongensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore