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Limusaurus Xu et al. 2009 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 148870

Full reference: X. Xu, J. M. Clark, J. Mo, J. Choiniere, C. A. Forster, G. M. Erickson, D. W. E. Hone, C. Sullivan, D. A. Eberth, S. J. Nesbitt, Q. Zhao, R. Hernández, C.-k. Jia, F.-l. Han, and Y. Gou. 2009. A Jurassic ceratosaur from China helps clarify avian digital homologies. Nature 459(7249):940-944

Parent taxon: Ceratosauria according to F. A. Gianechini et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Abelisauroidea, Berberosaurus, Betasuchus, Ceratosauridae, Ceratosauroidea, Ceratosaurus, Ceratosaurus roechlingi, Deltadromeus, Dolichosuchus, Elaphrosaurus, Genyodectes, Labrosaurus stechowi, Megalosaurus meriani, Neoceratosauria, Orthogoniosaurus, Pterospondylus, Spinostropheus, Velocipes

Subtaxa: Limusaurus inextricabilis

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Type: Limusaurus inextricabilis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore