Ceratosaurus Marsh 1884 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1884. Principal characters of American Jurassic dinosaurs. Part VIII. The order Theropoda. The American Journal of Science, series 3 27:329-340

Parent taxon: Ceratosauria according to F. A. Gianechini et al. 2015

See also Bakker et al. 1992, Baur 1891, Benton 1990, Bonaparte 1991, Bonaparte et al. 1990, Carrano et al. 2012, Carrano et al. 2002, Carrano and Sampson 2008, Carroll 1988, Chure et al. 2006, Colbert and Russell 1969, Cope 1885, Currie 1995, Currie 1997, Depéret 1896, Dollo 1884, Dollo 1885, Dong et al. 1978, Ezcurra et al. 2010, Gadow 1897, Galton 1977, Gauthier 1986, Gilmore 1920, Hay 1902, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Holtz 1994, Holtz 1995, Holtz 1998, Holtz 2000, Huene 1909, Huene 1914, Huene 1923, Huene 1926, Janensch 1920, Joleaud 1922, Knoll et al. 1999, Lamanna et al. 2002, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1893, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Mateus et al. 2006, Matthew and Brown 1922, McIntosh 1981, Miller et al. 1991, Nopcsa 1928, Novas 1991, Novas 1992, Osmolska 1981, Paul 1988, Pérez-Moreno et al. 1994, Piveteau 1923, Rauhut 2003, Reig 1970, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Rowe 1989, Rowe and Gauthier 1990, Rowe et al. 1997, Ruiz et al. 2011, Russell 1984, Sampson et al. 1998, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Sereno et al. 2004, Smith 2007, Soto and Perea 2008, Steel 1970, Stromer 1934, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tortosa et al. 2013, Tykoski and Rowe 2004, Vetter 1884, von Zittel 1911, Walker 1964, Welles 1984, Williston 1905, Yates 2005 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Abelisauroidea, Berberosaurus, Betasuchus, Ceratosauridae, Ceratosauroidea, Ceratosaurus roechlingi, Deltadromeus, Dolichosuchus, Elaphrosaurus, Genyodectes, Labrosaurus stechowi, Limusaurus, Megalosaurus meriani, Neoceratosauria, Orthogoniosaurus, Pterospondylus, Spinostropheus, Velocipes

Subtaxa: Ceratosaurus nasicornis

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Type: Ceratosaurus nasicornis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Portugal (3 collections), Tanzania (1), United States (12: Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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