†family Piatnitzkysauridae Carrano et al. 2012 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Piatnitzkysauridae

Full reference: M. T. Carrano, R. B. J. Benson, and S. D. Sampson. 2012. The phylogeny of Tetanurae (Dinosauria: Theropoda). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10(2):211-300

Parent taxon: Megalosauroidea according to O. W. M. Rauhut et al. 2016

See also Carrano et al. 2012 and Hanson and Makovicky 2013

Sister taxa: Deinodontidae, Eutynichnium, Irenesauripus, Megalosauria, Megalosauridae, Sciurumimus, Spinosauridae

Subtaxa: Condorraptor Marshosaurus Piatnitzkysaurus Xuanhanosaurus

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Type: Piatnitzkysaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Jurassic of Argentina (3 collections), China (1), United States (3: Colorado, Utah)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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