Coelophysis kayentakatae Rowe 1989 (neotheropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Coelophysidae

Alternative combinations: Megapnosaurus kayentakatae, Syntarsus kayentakatae

Full reference: T. Rowe. 1989. A new species of the theropod dinosaur Syntarsus from the Early Jurassic Kayenta Formation of Arizona. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(2):125-136

Belongs to Coelophysis according to A. Bristowe and M. A. Raath 2004

See also Carrano and Sampson 2004, Dal Sasso et al. 2018, Ezcurra 2007, Ezcurra and Novas 2007, Hunt et al. 1998, Irmis 2004, Jasinski 2011, Martill et al. 2016, Martínez et al. 2013, Milner et al. 2006, Nesbitt and Ezcurra 2015, Paul 1993, Paulina Carabajal and Canale 2010, Rauhut 2003, Rinehart et al. 2007, Rowe 1989, Rowe and Gauthier 1990, Rowe et al. 1997, Smith and Merrill 2006, Spielmann et al. 2007, Tykoski and Rowe 2004, Vickaryous and Ryan 1997 and Wu et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Coelophysis bauri, Coelophysis rhodesiensis, Podokesaurus holyokensis

Type specimen: MNA V2623, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Rock Head North, MNA 555-3, which is in a Sinemurian/Pliensbachian terrestrial sandstone in the Kayenta Formation of Arizona.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Jurassic of United States (3: Arizona collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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