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Ceratosaurus Marsh 1884 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38600

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 F. A. Gianechini et al. 2015

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

Subtaxa: Ceratosaurus nasicornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore