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Eodromaeus murphi Martinez et al. 2011 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 174879

Full reference: R. N. Martinez, P. C. Sereno, O. A. Alcober, C. E. Colombi, P. R. Renne, I. P. Montaņez, and B. S. Currie. 2011. A basal dinosaur from the dawn of the dinosaur era in southwestern Pangaea. Science 331(6014):206-210

Belongs to Eodromaeus according to R. N. Martinez et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVSJ 560, a skeleton. Its type locality is Eodromaeus type, Valle de la Luna, which is in a Carnian terrestrial horizon in the Ischigualasto Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): coracoid 21.0 x 45.0, femur length 150.2, fibula length 132.0, humerus length 85.0, radius length 64.0, scapula 86.0 x 11.0, skull length 120.0, tibia 159.4 x 10.0, ulna length 76.0

Estimated body mass: 9.64 kg based on femur length