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Order Avetheropoda Paul 1988 (avetheropod)

Reptilia - Dinosauria

Invalid subtaxa: Iliosuchus Huene 1932 [nomen dubium], Iliosuchus incognitus Huene 1932 [nomen dubium], Megalosaurus incognitus Huene 1932 [nomen dubium]

Full reference: G. S. Paul. 1988. Predatory Dinosaurs of the World. Simon & Schuster, New York 1-464

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

Sister taxa: Allosaurus tendagurensis, Becklespinax, Chienkosaurus, Chuandongocoelurus, Creosaurus potens, Cruxicheiros, Cryolophosaurus, Eustreptospondylidae, Gasosaurus, Inosaurus, Kaijiangosaurus, Kayentavenator, Megalosaurus ingens, Neotetanurae, Orionides, Prodeinodon, Spinosauroidea, Teinurosaurus, Torvosauroidea, Sinocoelurus fragilis, Dandakosaurus indicus

Subtaxa: Allosauroidea, Bahariasaurus, Carnosauria, Coelurosauria, Compsognathia, Protoavia, Shanyangosaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore