Compsognathus longipes Wagner 1861 (elegant jaw)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

Alternative combination: Compsognathus gracilis

Synonym: Compsognathus corallestris Bidar et al. 1972

Full reference: J. A. Wagner. 1861. Neue Beiträge zur Kenntniss der urweltlichen Fauna des lithographischen Schiefers [New contributions to the knowledge of the ancient fauna of the lithographic slates]. Abhandlungen der königlichen bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaft, II Classe 9(1):65-124

Belongs to Compsognathus according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Behrens 1976, Benton 1979, Bidar et al. 1972, Bidar et al. 1972, Boule 1891, Buffetaut et al. 1991, Casamiquela 1975, Chiappe and Göhlich 2010, Coombs 1980, Coombs 1982, Cope 1870, Currie and Padian 1997, Dollo 1889, Ellenberger 1974, Fraas 1914, Gaudry 1890, Gegenbaur 1863, Gegenbaur 1864, Gierlinski et al. 2009, Gishlick and Gauthier 2007, Göhlich et al. 2006, Holtz 1998, Holtz et al. 2004, Huene 1923, Huene 1926, Hwang et al. 2004, Jaekel 1929, Kuhn 1958, Lull 1915, Lydekker 1888, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, McIntosh 1981, Novas 1996, Ostrom 1978, Ostrom 1981, Ostrom et al. 1997, Paul 1988, Peyer 2003, Peyer 2006, Peyer et al. 2014, Quenstedt 1867, Raath 1977, Rauhut 2003, Rich et al. 1983, Steel 1970, Stromer 1931, Stromer 1934, Swinton 1934, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Turner et al. 2007, von Zittel 1911, Wagner 1861, Welles 1984, Woodward 1885, Woodward 1898 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): humerus diameter 9.06, tibia diameter 9.80

Distribution: found only at Compsognathus type, Kelheim (BSP)

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