†family Coeluridae Marsh 1881 (coelurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Coeluridae

Alternative spelling: Caeluridae

Synonyms: Coelurosauridae Cope 1882, Coelurosauroidea Cope 1882

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1881. A new order of extinct Jurassic reptiles (Coeluria). American Journal of Science 21:339-340

Parent taxon: Coelurosauria according to O. W. M. Rauhut 2003

See also Arldt 1909, Barsbold 1976, Barsbold 1977, Barsbold 1983, Baur 1891, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte 1980, Buscalioni and Sanz 1987, Carpenter et al. 2005, Carroll 1988, Casamiquela 1964, Casamiquela 1975, Colbert 1964, Colbert and Russell 1969, Cope 1889, Coulton 1976, Dollo 1884, Dong 1992, Dong et al. 1983, Estes 1964, Galton 1977, Hay 1902, Huene 1902, Huene 1908, Huene 1909, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1920, Huene 1923, Huene 1929, Huene 1948, Huene 1959, Huene and Matley 1933, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, Lapparent 1960, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1888, Madsen and Miller 1979, Maleev 1968, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Marsh 1881, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Matthew 1915, McIntosh 1981, Miller 1955, Nopcsa 1923, Nopcsa 1928, Ostrom 1980, Parsch 1963, Paul 1988, Raath 1977, Reig 1970, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Roxo 1937, Russell 1984, Santafé et al. 1982, Sauvage 1882, Sauvage 1907, Steel 1970, Stromer 1934, Swinton 1936, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tornier 1913, Van Den Broeck 1900, Vetter 1884, von Zittel 1911 and Zittel 1890

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), China (1), Mongolia (1), Portugal (2), Spain (1), Tajikistan (1), United States (11: Montana, Nevada, New Mexico), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic of China (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 22 collections including 25 occurrences

Show more details