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Clade Tetanurae Gauthier 1986 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 53374

Full reference: J. A. Gauthier. 1986. Saurischian monophyly and the origin of birds. The Origin of Birds and the Evolution of Flight, K. Padian (ed.), Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 8:1-55

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

Sister taxon: Ceratosauria

Subtaxa: Allosaurus medius, Allosaurus tendagurensis, Altispinax, Avetheropoda, Becklespinax, Caudocoelus, Chienkosaurus, Chilesaurus, Chuandongocoelurus, Creosaurus potens, Cruxicheiros, Cryolophosaurus, Dandakosaurus, Eustreptospondylidae, Gasosaurus, Inosaurus, Kaijiangosaurus, Kayentavenator, Megalosaurus ingens, Megalosaurus pannoniensis, Neotetanurae, Orionides, Pandoravenator, Phaedrolosaurus, Prodeinodon, Sinocoelurus, Spinosauroidea, Streptospondylus cuvieri, Teinurosaurus, Torvosauroidea

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore