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Clade Theropoda Marsh 1881 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 91970

Invalid subtaxa: Allosaurus sibiricus Riabinin 1915 [nomen dubium] (no. 68132), Altispinax dunkeri Dames 1884 [nomen dubium] (no. 65467), Antrodemus sibiricus Riabinin 1915 [nomen dubium] (no. 80775), Avalonia Seeley 1898 [nomen dubium] (no. 56606), Chilantaisaurus sibiricus Riabinin 1915 [nomen dubium] (no. 68133), Embasaurus Riabinin 1931 [nomen dubium] (no. 38578), Erectopus insignis Eudes-Deslongchamps and Lennier 1870 [nomen dubium] (no. 96906), Eutynichnium (Megalosaurus) pombali Lapparent and Zbyszewski 1957 [nomen dubium] (no. 141636), Gresslyosaurus cloacinus Quenstedt 1858 [nomen dubium] (no. 81214), Halticosaurus Huene 1908 [nomen dubium] (no. 38516), Kakuru Molnar and Pledge 1980 [nomen dubium] (no. 38531), Kakuru kujani Molnar and Pledge 1980 [nomen dubium] (no. 68138), Magnosaurus lydekkeri Huene 1926 [nomen dubium] (no. 80685), Massospondylus ravesi Lydekker 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 100565), Massospondylus rawesi Lydekker 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 80910), Massospondylus rawesii Lydekker 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 358381), Megalosaurus cambrensis Newton 1899 [nomen dubium] (no. 193146), Megalosaurus cloacinus Quenstedt 1858 [nomen dubium] (no. 72166), Megalosaurus dunkeri Dames 1884 [nomen dubium] (no. 65466), Megalosaurus hungaricus Nopcsa 1902 [nomen dubium] (no. 66577), Megalosaurus insignis Eudes-Deslongchamps and Lennier 1870 [nomen dubium] (no. 65344), Megalosaurus lydekkeri Huene 1926 [nomen dubium] (no. 66984), Megalosaurus monasterii Münster 1846 [nomen dubium] (no. 90674), Megalosaurus obtusus Henry 1876 [nomen dubium] (no. 57415), Megalosaurus pombali Lapparent and Zbyszewski 1957 [nomen dubium] (no. 65345), Megalosaurus schmidti Kiprianow 1883 [nomen dubium] (no. 383979), Orthogoniosaurus rawesi Lydekker 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 92306), Ozraptor Long and Molnar 1998 [nomen dubium] (no. 64874), Plateosaurus cloacinus Quenstedt 1858 [nomen dubium] (no. 72167), Plateosaurus obtusus Henry 1876 [nomen dubium] (no. 57416), Poekilopleuron schmidti Kiprianow 1883 [nomen dubium] (no. 68148), Prodeinodon dunkeri Dames 1884 [nomen dubium] (no. 68077), Saurocephalus monasterii Münster 1846 [nomen dubium] (no. 90673), Streptospondylus dunkeri Dames 1884 [nomen dubium] (no. 77239), Streptospondylus insignis Eudes-Deslongchamps and Lennier 1870 [nomen dubium] (no. 77238), Szechuanosaurus Young 1942 [nomen dubium] (no. 38586), Szechusanosaurus Young 1942 [nomen dubium] (no. 103646), Tuojiangpus Yang and Yang 1987 [nomen dubium] (no. 348395), Wakinosaurus Okazaki 1992 [nomen dubium] (no. 57755), Walgettosuchus Huene 1932 [nomen dubium] (no. 38632), Zanclodon cambrensis Newton 1899 [nomen dubium] (no. 65109), Zanclodon silesiacus Jaekel 1910 [nomen dubium] (no. 167571), Zhengichnus jinningensis Zhen et al. 1986 [nomen dubium] (no. 270790)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1881. Principal characters of American Jurassic dinosaurs. Part V. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 21:417-423

Parent taxon: Saurischia according to S. J. Nesbitt 2011

Sister taxa: Alwalkeria, Anatopus, Anticheiropus, Argoides, Aristosuchia, Avalonianus, Deuterotetrapous, Eusaurischia, Nhandumirim, Pachypodosauria, Pachypodosauroidea, Platypterna, Plesiornis, Saurichnium, Tetrapodium, Trimabus

Subtaxa: Ageroolithus, Anchisauripodidae, Archaeornithoididae, Asianopodus, Avipoda, Boutakioutichnium, Bradycnemidae, Byakudansauropus, Carmelopodus, Chindesaurus, Coeluroidea, Compsognatha, Corpulentapus, Daemonosaurus, Deinocheirosauria, Deinodontia, Deinodontoidea, Dispersituberoolithus, Elongatoolithidae, Eodromaeus, Eubrontidae, Fenestrosaurus, Fuscinapedis, Gigandipodidae, Grallatoridae, Hadrosaurichnus, Herrerasauridae, Hispanosauropus, Iranosauripus, Itsukisauropus, Jialingpus, Kalohipus, Kayentapus, Kuwajimasauropus, Laevisoolithidae, Megalosauropus, Minisauripus, Neotheropoda, Nipponoolithus, Oblongoolithidae, Ovoraptor, Paleotheropoda, Parachirotheriidae, Paracorpulentapus, Paragrallator, Picunichnus, Plectropus, Protoavis, Reticuloolithus, Sarmientichnus, Sauropodidae, Segisauridae, Selenichnidae, Selenichnus, Shuangbaisaurus, Siamopodus, Sigilmassasauridae, Sinosaurus, Skartopus, Spinosauria, Symphypoda, Tawa, Therangospodus, Triprismatoolithus, Trisauropodiscidae, Tristraguloolithus, Tubercuoolithus, Unenlagiidae, Wildeichnus, Wupus, Yangtzepus, Yaverlandia

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore