Gasosaurus Dong and Tang 1985 (tetanuran)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: Z. Dong and Z. Tang. 1985. A new Mid-Jurassic theropod (Gasosaurus constructus gen. et sp. nov.) from Dashanpu, Zigong, Sichuan Province, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 23(1):77-83

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

See also Dong 1992, Dong 1997, Dong and Tang 1985, Gao 1999, Holtz 2000, Holtz et al. 2004, Kurzanov 1989, Molnar et al. 1990 and Paul 1988

Sister taxa: Allosaurus medius, Allosaurus tendagurensis, Altispinax, Avetheropoda, Becklespinax, Caudocoelus, Chienkosaurus, Chilesaurus, Chuandongocoelurus, Creosaurus potens, Cruxicheiros, Cryolophosaurus, Dandakosaurus, Eustreptospondylidae, Inosaurus, Kaijiangosaurus, Kayentavenator, Megalosaurus ingens, Megalosaurus pannoniensis, Neotetanurae, Orionides, Pandoravenator, Phaedrolosaurus, Prodeinodon, Sinocoelurus, Spinosauroidea, Streptospondylus cuvieri, Teinurosaurus, Torvosauroidea

Subtaxa: Gasosaurus constructus

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Type: Gasosaurus constructus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry, Xiashaximiao (Jurassic of China)

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