Zupaysaurus Arcucci and Coria 2003 (coelophysoid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: A. B. Arcucci and R. A. Coria. 2003. A new Triassic carnivorous dinosaur from Argentina. Ameghiniana 40(2):217-228

Parent taxon: Coelophysoidea according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2005

See also Arcucci and Coria 2003, Carrano and Sampson 2004, Ezcurra 2007, Ezcurra and Novas 2005 and Ezcurra and Novas 2007

Sister taxa: Camposaurus, Coelophysidae, Coelophysis, Dilophosaurus, Dracoraptor, Gojirasaurus, Lepidus, Liliensternus, Longosaurus, Lophostropheus, Podokesauridae, Procompsognathus, Sarcosaurus, Sarcosaurus andrewsi, Segisaurus, Syntarsus

Subtaxa: Zupaysaurus rougieri

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Type: Zupaysaurus rougieri

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Quebrada de los Jachaleros (Rioja) (Triassic of Argentina)

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