Compsognathus Wagner 1861 (elegant jaw)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

Full reference: J. A. Wagner. 1861. Neue Beiträge zur Kenntniss der urweltlichen Fauna des lithographischen Schiefers [New contributions to the knowledge of the ancient fauna of the lithographic slates]. Abhandlungen der königlichen bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaft, II Classe 9(1):65-124

Parent taxon: Compsognathidae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Benton 1979, Bidar et al. 1972, Carrano et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, Casamiquela 1975, Cope 1867, Cope 1869, Cope 1869, Cope 1870, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Cope 1887, Dollo 1884, Gadow 1897, Gauthier et al. 1989, Gauthier and Padian 1985, Gianechini et al. 2011, Gishlick and Gauthier 2007, Göhlich et al. 2006, Holtz 1994, Holtz 1995, Holtz 1996, Holtz et al. 2004, Huene 1909, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1920, Huene 1926, Huxley 1870, Hwang et al. 2004, Ji et al. 2007, Joleaud 1922, Lull 1915, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1888, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Marsh 1882, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1896, Matthew and Brown 1922, McIntosh 1981, Naish and Martill 2007, Nopcsa 1928, Novas 1992, Osmolska 1990, Ostrom 1978, Paul 1988, Peyer 2004, Peyer 2006, Quenstedt 1867, Rauhut 2003, Rauhut et al. 2010, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Sauvage 1882, Seeley 1879, Sereno 1997, Steel 1970, Stromer 1934, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Thulborn 1984, Tornier 1913, Vetter 1884, von Zittel 1911, Welles 1984, Williston 1878, Zinke 1998 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Aniksosaurus, Aristosuchus, Compsognathinae, Huaxiagnathus, Mirischia, Nqwebasaurus, Ornitholestes, Scipionyx, Sinocalliopteryx

Subtaxa: Compsognathus longipes

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (1 collection), Germany (1), Portugal (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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