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Dilophosaurus Welles 1970 (coelophysoid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38522

Full reference: S. P. Welles. 1970. Dilophosaurus (Reptilia: Saurischia), a new name for a dinosaur. Journal of Paleontology 44:989

Parent taxon: Coelophysoidea according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

Sister taxa: Camposaurus, Coelophysidae, Coelophysis, Dracoraptor, Gojirasaurus, Lepidus, Liliensternus, Longosaurus, Lophostropheus, Podokesauridae, Procompsognathus, Sarcosaurus, Sarcosaurus andrewsi, Segisaurus, Syntarsus, Zupaysaurus

Subtaxa: Dilophosaurus sinensis, Dilophosaurus wetherilli

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Type: Megalosaurus wetherilli

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore