Dilong Xu et al. 2004 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: X. Xu, M. A. Norell, X. Kuang, X. Wang, Q. Zhao and C. Jin. 2004. Basal tyrannosauroids from China and evidence for protofeathers in tyrannosauroids. Nature 431:680-684

Parent taxon: Tyrannosauroidea according to T. D. Carr et al. 2017

See also Benson and Barrett 2009, Carr et al. 2011, Chiappe and Göhlich 2010, Ji et al. 2007, Li et al. 2009, Lu et al. 2014, Naish and Martill 2007, Rauhut et al. 2010, Xu et al. 2006 and Xu et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Alectrosaurus, Alioramini, Appalachiosaurus, Aublysodon, Aviatyrannis, Bagaraatan, Bistahieversor, Calamosaurus, Chingkankousaurus, Deinodon, Diplotomodon, Dryptosaurus, Eotyrannus, Juratyrant, Labocania, Proceratosauridae, Raptorex, Santanaraptor, Stokesosaurus, Teihivenator, Timimus, Timurlengia, Tomodon horrificus, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis, Xiongguanlong

Subtaxa: Dilong paradoxus

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Type: Dilong paradoxus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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