Coelophysis rhodesiensis Raath 1969

Reptilia - Saurischia - Coelophysidae

Alternative combinations: Coelophysis rodhesiensis, Megapnosaurus rhodesiensis, Syntarsus rhodensis, Syntarsus rhodesiensis

Full reference: M. A. Raath. 1969. A new coelurosaurian dinosaur from the Forest Sandstone of Rhodesia. Arnoldia (Rhodesia) 4(28):1-254

Belongs to Coelophysis according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Bond 1972, Bristowe and Raath 2004, Carrano and Sampson 2004, Cruickshank 1979, Dal Sasso et al. 2018, Delsate and Ezcurra 2014, Erickson 1997, Ezcurra 2006, Ezcurra 2007, Ezcurra and Cuny 2007, Ezcurra and Novas 2007, Gauthier 1986, Gay 2005, Griffin and Nesbitt 2016, Hurum 2001, Ibiricu et al. 2013, Irmis 2004, Jasinski 2011, Langer and Benton 2006, Langer et al. 2010, Lucas et al. 2006, Martill et al. 2016, Martínez and Alcober 2009, Martinez and Apaldetti 2017, Milner et al. 2006, Molnar 1980, Nesbitt and Ezcurra 2015, Nesbitt et al. 2007, Norell and Makovicky 1997, Novas et al. 2011, Osmolska 1981, Paul 1988, Paul 1993, Paulina Carabajal and Currie 2012, Petti et al. 2011, Raath 1969, Raath 1977, Raath 1990, Rauhut 2003, Rinehart et al. 2007, Rowe 1989, Rowe and Gauthier 1990, Rowe et al. 1997, Ryan and Vickaryous 1997, Sampson and Witmer 2007, Senter and Sullivan 2019, Smith and Merrill 2006, Spielmann et al. 2007, Tykoski and Rowe 2004, Weems 2006, Welles 1984 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: Coelophysis bauri, Coelophysis kayentakatae, Podokesaurus holyokensis

Type specimen: QG/1, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Kwengula stream, Southcote Farm, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone in the Forest Sandstone Formation of Zimbabwe.

Distribution:

• Jurassic of South Africa (1 collection), Zimbabwe (4)

• Triassic of Zimbabwe (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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