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†superfamily Allosauroidea Currie and Zhao 1994 (allosauroid)

Amniota - Dinosauria

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 M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

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

Subtaxa: Allosauria, Metriacanthosauridae, Sinraptoridae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore