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Dilong Xu et al. 2004 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 58835

Full reference: X. Xu, M. A. Norell, X. Kuang, X. Wang, Q. Zhao and C. Jin. 2004. Basal tyrannosauroids from China and evidence for protofeathers in tyrannosauroids. Nature 431:680-684

Parent taxon: Tyrannosauroidea according to T. D. Carr et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Alectrosaurus, Alioramini, Appalachiosaurus, Aublysodon, Aviatyrannis, Bagaraatan, Bistahieversor, Calamosaurus, Chingkankousaurus, Deinodon, Diplotomodon, Dryptosaurus, Eotyrannus, Juratyrant, Labocania, Proceratosauridae, Raptorex, Santanaraptor, Stokesosaurus, Teihivenator, Timimus, Timurlengia, Tomodon horrificus, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis, Xiongguanlong

Subtaxa: Dilong paradoxus

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Type: Dilong paradoxus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore