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Chilesaurus Novas et al. 2015 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 319906

Full reference: F. E. Novas, L. Salgado, M. Suárez, F. L. Agnolín, M. D. Ezcurra, N. R. Chimento, R. Cruz, M. P. Isasi, A. O. Vargas and D. Rubilar-Rogers. 2015. An enigmatic plant-eating theropod from the Late Jurassic period of Chile. Nature 522(7556):331-334

Parent taxon: Tetanurae according to F. E. Novas et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Allosaurus medius, Allosaurus tendagurensis, Altispinax, Avetheropoda, Becklespinax, Caudocoelus, Chienkosaurus, Chuandongocoelurus, Creosaurus potens, Cruxicheiros, Cryolophosaurus, Dandakosaurus, Eustreptospondylidae, Gasosaurus, Inosaurus, Kaijiangosaurus, Kayentavenator, Megalosaurus ingens, Megalosaurus pannoniensis, Neotetanurae, Orionides, Pandoravenator, Phaedrolosaurus, Prodeinodon, Sinocoelurus, Spinosauroidea, Streptospondylus cuvieri, Teinurosaurus, Torvosauroidea

Subtaxa: Chilesaurus diegosuarezi

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Type: Chilesaurus diegosuarezi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore