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†family Caudipterygidae Osmólska et al. 2004 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 68394

Synonym: Caudipteridae Zhou and Wang 2000 [replaced name] (taxon 68393)

Full reference: H. Osmólska, P. J. Currie, and R. Barsbold. 2004. Oviraptorosauria. The Dinosauria (second edition). University of California Press, Berkeley 165-183

Parent taxon: Oviraptorosauria according to J. Lü et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Avimimidae, Avimimus, Caenagnathoidea, Incisivosaurus, Ingeniidae, Ningyuansaurus, Oviraptoroidea, Protarchaeopteryx

Subtaxa: Caudipteryx, Similicaudipteryx

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore