Yangchuanosaurus Dong et al. 1978 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae

Full reference: Z. Dong, Y. Zhang, X. Li and S. Zhou. 1978. [A new carnosaur from Yongchuan County, Sichuan Province]. Ke Xue Tong Bao [Science Newsletter] 23(5):302-304

Parent taxon: Metriacanthosauridae according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Carroll 1988, Currie and Zhao 1994, Dong 1992, Dong 1997, Dong et al. 1978, Dong et al. 1983, Gao 1992, Gao 1999, Holtz 2000, Holtz et al. 2004, Hutchinson and Padian 1997, Hutt et al. 1996, Kurzanov 1989, Molnar et al. 1981, Molnar et al. 1990, Naish and Martill 2007, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003, Russell and Dong 1994, Sereno 1997 and Sereno et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Erectopus, Metriacanthosaurinae, Shidaisaurus, Xuanhanosaurus

Subtaxa: Yangchuanosaurus shangyouensis Yangchuanosaurus zigongensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Jurassic of China (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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