Grallator pingchuanensis Li et al. 2019 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Eubrontidae

Full reference: D.-Q. Li, L.-D. Xing, M. G. Lockley, A. Romilio, J.-T. Yang and L.-F. Li. 2019. The first theropod tracks from the Middle Jurassic of Gansu, northwest China: new and rare evidence of quadrupedal progression in theropod dinosaurs. Journal of Palaeogeography 8:10:1-11

Belongs to Grallator according to D.-Q. Li et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Eubrontes (Brontozoum), Eubrontes (Grallator), Eubrontes (Ichnites), Eubrontes (Ornithichnites), Eubrontes cursorius, Eubrontes fieldi, Eubrontes giganteus, Eubrontes glenrosensis, Eubrontes lyellii, Eubrontes monax, Eubrontes pareschequier, Eubrontes platypus, Eubrontes sillimani, Eubrontes veillonensis, Eubrontes xiyangensis, Eubrontes zigongensis, Grallator (Eubrontes) divaricatus, Otouphepus declivis, Anchisauripus (Otouphepus) minor, Brontozoum expansum, Brontozoum thianschanicum, Brontozoum isodactylum, Grallator angustidigitus, Grallator cuneatus, Grallator morijensis, Grallator leribeensis, Grallator formosus, Grallator sulcatus, Grallator tenuis, Grallator palustris, Grallator rapidus, Grallator graciosus, Grallator moshoeshoei, Grallator variabilis, Grallator olonensis, Grallator crassidigitus, Grallator sauclierensis, Grallator microiscus, Grallator wuhuangensis, Grallator maximus, Grallator (Grallator), Grallator limosus, Grallator yemiaoxiensis, Grallator minor, Grallator gracilis, Grallator lacunensis, Grallator matsiengensis, Grallator deambulator, Grallator emeiensis, Grallator mokanametsongensis, Grallator rectilineus, Grallator lescurei, Grallator limnosus, Grallator socialis, Grallator magnificus, Grallator princeps, Grallator andeolensis, Grallator minimus, Grallator digitigradus, Grallator rectus, Grallator damanei, Grallator ssatoi, Grallator molapoi, Grallator lambereshei, Agialopous wyomingensis, Prototrisauropus deambulator, Prototrisauropus gardonensis, Plastisauropus ingens, Platysauropus robustus, Gigandipus hei, Gigandipus minor, Gigandipus caudatus, Anchisauripus tuberosus, Anchisauripus poolei, Grallator (Anchisauripus) minusculus, Anchisauripus milfordensis, Grallator (Anchisauripus) hitchcocki, Anchisauripus thomasi, Anchisauripus tuberatus, Anchisauripus australis, Anchisauripus gwyneddensis, Anchisauripus bibractensis, Anchisauripus (Grallator), Anchisauripus exsertus

Type specimen: PC-TI1, TI5, TI8, TI9 (cast IVPG-F001), a footprint. Its type locality is Pingchuan tracksite, assemblge A, which is in a Bathonian lacustrine deltaic sandstone in the Wangjiashan Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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