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Coelophysis kayentakatae Rowe 1989 (coelophysoid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 105154

Alternative combinations: Megapnosaurus kayentakatae, Syntarsus kayentakatae

Full reference: T. Rowe. 1989. A new species of the theropod dinosaur Syntarsus from the Early Jurassic Kayenta Formation of Arizona. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(2):125-136

Belongs to Coelophysis according to A. Bristowe and M. A. Raath 2004

Sister taxa: Coelophysis bauri, Coelophysis rhodesiensis, Podokesaurus holyokensis

Type specimen: MNA V2623, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Rock Head North, MNA 555-3, which is in a Sinemurian/Pliensbachian terrestrial sandstone in the Kayenta Formation of Arizona.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 244.3, fibula length 274.0, tibia length 292.0

Estimated body mass: 37.6 kg based on femur length