Tugulusaurus Dong 1973 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: Z. Dong. 1973. [Dinosaurs from Wuerho]. Reports of Paleontological Expedition to Sinkiang (II): Pterosaurian Fauna from Wuerho, Sinkiang. Memoirs of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Academia Sinica 11:45-52

Parent taxon: Coelurosauria according to J. N. Choiniere et al. 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Dong 1973, Dong 1992, Holtz et al. 2004, Rauhut et al. 2010, Rauhut and Xu 2005, Ruiz-OmeƱaca and Canudo 2003 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: Aorun, Bicentenaria, Bressanichnus, Britoichnium, Coeluridae, Coelurus, Compsognathidae, Defarrariischnium, Juravenator, Lapparentichnus, Lourinhanosaurus, Maniraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Megalosaurus lonzeensis, Nedcolbertia, Ngexisaurus, Ornithomimipodidae, Plesiothornipus, Satapliasaurus, Sinosauropteryx, Tanycolagreus, Taupezia, Tyrannosauroidea, Xinjiangovenator, Xiuningpus, Zuolong

Subtaxa: Tugulusaurus faciles

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Wuerho, IVPP site 64041 (Cretaceous of China)

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