Sinosaurus sinensis Hu 1993 (China lizard)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Alternative combination: Dilophosaurus sinensis

Full reference: S. Hu. 1993. [A new Theropoda (Dilophosaurus sinensis sp. nov.) from Yunnan, China]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 31(1):65-69

Belongs to Sinosaurus according to G. F. Wang et al. 2017

See also Carrano et al. 2012, Hu 1993 and Rauhut et al. 2016

Sister taxon: Sinosaurus triassicus

Type specimen: KMV 8701, a skeleton. Its type locality is Qinglongshan near Muchulang village, Dilophosaurus sinensis holotype, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Lufeng Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Qinglongshan near Muchulang village, Dilophosaurus sinensis holotype

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