Coelophysis bauri Cope 1887 (neotheropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Coelophysidae

Alternative combinations: Coelurus bauri, Tanystropheus bauri

Synonyms: Coelophysis logicollis Cope 1887, Coelophysis longicollis Cope 1887, Coelophysis willistoni Cope 1887, Coelurus longicollis Cope 1887, Longosaurus longicollis Cope 1887, Rioarribasaurus colberti Hunt and Lucas 1991, Syntarsus colberti Hunt and Lucas 1991, Tanystropheus longicollis Cope 1887, Tanystropheus willistoni Cope 1887

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1887. The dinosaurian genus Coelurus. American Naturalist 21:367-369

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

See also Bristowe and Raath 2004, Buffetaut 1997, Case 1922, Case 1927, Colbert 1958, Colbert 1964, Colbert 1990, Cope 1887, Cope 1887, Cope 1889, Courel and Demathieu 1995, Dal Sasso et al. 2018, Dodson 1997, Ezcurra 2006, Ezcurra 2007, Ezcurra and Cuny 2007, Ezcurra and Novas 2007, Gand et al. 2007, Gauthier 1986, Gay 2005, Griffin and Nesbitt 2016, Hay 1902, Huene 1914, Huene 1915, Huene 1926, Huene 1940, Hunt and Lucas 1991, Hunt et al. 1998, Ibiricu et al. 2013, Jasinski 2011, Langer and Benton 2006, Long and Murry 1995, Lucas 1993, Lucas et al. 2006, Martinez and Apaldetti 2017, Nesbitt and Ezcurra 2015, Nesbitt et al. 2007, Nesbitt et al. 2009, Nesbitt and Stocker 2008, Ostrom 1981, Padian 1986, Parrish and Carpenter 1986, Paul 1988, Paul 1993, Petti et al. 2011, Rauhut 2003, Rinehart et al. 2004, Rinehart et al. 2007, Rowe 1989, Rowe and Gauthier 1990, Rowe et al. 1997, Sampson and Witmer 2007, Senter and Sullivan 2019, Simmons 1965, Smith and Merrill 2006, Spielmann et al. 2007, Steel 1970, Sues et al. 2011, Sullivan 1994, Tykoski and Rowe 2004, Upchurch et al. 2007, Weems 2006, Welles 1984, White et al. 2015 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: Coelophysis kayentakatae, Coelophysis rhodesiensis, Podokesaurus holyokensis

Type specimens:

  • Coelophysis bauri: AMNH 2722, 7224 (neotype), a skeleton. Its type locality is Ghost Ranch Quarry, which is in a Rhaetian crevasse splay siltstone/conglomerate in the Chinle Formation of New Mexico.
  • Coelurus longicollis: AMNH 2701. Its type locality is Arroyo Seco 1, which is in a Norian terrestrial horizon in the Chinle Formation of New Mexico.
  • Rioarribasaurus colberti: AMNH 7223. Its type locality is Ghost Ranch Quarry, which is in a Rhaetian crevasse splay siltstone/conglomerate in the Chinle Formation of New Mexico.
  • Tanystropheus willistoni: AMNH 2726, 2727. Its type locality is Arroyo Seco 1, which is in a Norian terrestrial horizon in the Chinle Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur circumference 47.0

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (4: New Mexico collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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