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†family Coeluridae Marsh 1881 (coelurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 53001

Alternative spelling: Caeluridae

Synonyms: Coelurosauridae Cope 1882 (no. 66526), Coelurosauroidea Cope 1882 (no. 170506)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1881. A new order of extinct Jurassic reptiles (Coeluria). American Journal of Science 21:339-340

Parent taxon: Coelurosauria according to O. W. M. Rauhut 2003

Sister taxa: Alvarezsauria, Aorun, Bicentenaria, Bressanichnus, Britoichnium, Coelurus, Compsognathidae, Defarrariischnium, Halticosauridae, Ignotornis, Juravenator, Lapparentichnus, Lourinhanosaurus, Maniraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Megalosaurus lonzeensis, Nedcolbertia, Ngexisaurus, Ornithomimipodidae, Plesiothornipus, Satapliasaurus, Sinosauropteryx, Tanycolagreus, Taupezia, Tugulusaurus, Tyrannosauroidea, Xinjiangovenator, Xiuningpus, Zuolong

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore