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Gasosaurus constructus Dong and Tang 1985 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 52765

Full reference: Z. Dong and Z. Tang. 1985. A new Mid-Jurassic theropod (Gasosaurus constructus gen. et sp. nov.) from Dashanpu, Zigong, Sichuan Province, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 23(1):77-83

Belongs to Gasosaurus according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V.7265, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry [Xiashaximiao Fm.], which is in a Bajocian/Callovian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Xiashaximiao Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femora length 425.0, humerus length 237.0, tibia length 370.0