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†family Dryptosauridae Marsh 1890 (carnosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 38603

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1890. Additional characters of the Ceratopsidae, with notice of new Cretaceous dinosaurs. American Journal of Science 39:418-426

Parent taxon: Carnosauria according to Z. Dong 1992

Sister taxa: Abelichnus, Aublysodon lateralis, Aublysodontidae, Bosiutrisauropus, Changpeipus, Hunanpus, Itemiridae, Mafatrisauropus, Megalosauropus, Moraesichnium, Salfitichnus, Shanshanosauridae, Streptospondylidae, Xiangxipus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore