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Clade Tetanurae Gauthier 1986 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 53374

Invalid subtaxa: Allosaurus medius Marsh 1888 [nomen dubium] (no. 57584), Allosaurus tendagurensis Janensch 1925 [nomen dubium] (no. 64341), Altispinax Huene 1923 [nomen dubium] (no. 38596), Antrodemus medius Marsh 1888 [nomen dubium] (no. 105650), Antrodemus tendagurensis Janensch 1925 [nomen dubium] (no. 80776), Caudocoelus Huene 1932 [nomen dubium] (no. 64572), Ceratosaurus ingens Janensch 1920 [nomen dubium] (no. 67923), Chienkosaurus Young 1942 [nomen dubium] (no. 38601), Creosaurus potens Lull 1911 [nomen dubium] (no. 57581), Dandakosaurus Yadagiri 1982 [nomen dubium] (no. 68143), Dryptosaurus medius Marsh 1888 [nomen dubium] (no. 57586), Dryptosaurus potens Lull 1911 [nomen dubium] (no. 57583), Inosaurus Lapparent 1960 [nomen dubium] (no. 38530), Megalosaurus cuvieri Owen 1842 [nomen dubium] (no. 72164), Megalosaurus ingens Janensch 1920 [nomen dubium] (no. 64342), Megalosaurus pannoniensis Seeley 1881 [nomen dubium] (no. 64758), Phaedrolosaurus Dong 1973 [nomen dubium] (no. 38568), Prodeinodon Osborn 1924 [nomen dubium] (no. 65226), Sinocoelurus Young 1942 [nomen dubium] (no. 38533), Streptospondylus cuvieri Owen 1842 [nomen dubium] (no. 65374), Streptospondylus pannoniensis Seeley 1881 [nomen dubium] (no. 77240), Teinurosaurus Nopcsa 1928 [nomen dubium] (no. 38534)

Full reference: J. A. Gauthier. 1986. Saurischian monophyly and the origin of birds. The Origin of Birds and the Evolution of Flight, K. Padian (ed.), Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 8:1-55

Parent taxon: Averostra according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

Sister taxon: Ceratosauria

Subtaxa: Avetheropoda, Becklespinax, Chilesaurus, Chuandongocoelurus, Cruxicheiros, Cryolophosaurus, Eustreptospondylidae, Gasosaurus, Kaijiangosaurus, Kayentavenator, Neotetanurae, Orionides, Pandoravenator, Spinosauroidea, Torvosauroidea

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore