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Nqwebasaurus de Klerk et al. 2000 (compsognathid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66505

Alternative spelling: Nqwebisaurus

Full reference: W. J. de Klerk, C. A. Forster, S. D. Sampson, A. Chinsamy, and C. F. Ross. 2000. A new coelurosaurian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(2):324-332

Parent taxon: Compsognathidae according to A. D. Gishlick and J. A. Gauthier 2007

Sister taxa: Aniksosaurus, Aristosuchus, Compsognathinae, Compsognathus, Huaxiagnathus, Mirischia, Ornitholestes, Scipionyx, Sinocalliopteryx

Subtaxa: Nqwebasaurus thwazi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore