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Xinjiangovenator Rauhut and Xu 2005 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 65210

Full reference: O. W. M. Rauhut and X. Xu. 2005. The small theropod dinosaurs Tugulusaurus and Phaedrolosaurus from the Early Cretaceous of Xinjiang, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(1):107-118

Parent taxon: Coelurosauria according to J. N. Choiniere et al. 2010

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

Subtaxa: Xinjiangovenator parvus

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Type: Xinjiangovenator parvus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore