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†family Ceratosauridae Marsh 1884 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38599

Synonym: Labrosauridae Marsh 1882 (taxon 53015)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1884. Principal characters of American Jurassic dinosaurs. Part VIII. The order Theropoda. The American Journal of Science, series 3 27:329-340

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

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

Subtaxa: Fosterovenator

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Type: Ceratosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore