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†superfamily Allosauroidea Currie and Zhao 1994 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: P. J. Currie and X.-J. Zhao. 1994. A new carnosaur (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Jurassic of Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):2037-2081

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

Sister taxa: Bahariasaurus, Carnosauria, Coelurosauria, Compsognathia, Protoavia, Shanyangosaurus

Subtaxa: Allosauria, Carcharodontosauridae, Metriacanthosauridae, Monolophosaurus, Neovenatoridae, Sinraptoridae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore