Gojirasaurus Carpenter 1997 (coelophysoid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: K. Carpenter. 1997. A giant coelophysoid (Ceratosauria) theropod from the Upper Triassic of New Mexico, USA. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 205(2):189-208

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

See also Carpenter 1997, Carrano and Sampson 2004, Ezcurra and Novas 2007, Nesbitt et al. 2007, Rauhut 2003 and Tykoski and Rowe 2004

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

Subtaxa: Gojirasaurus quayi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at UCM Loc. 82021, Revuelto Creek Local Fauna (Triassic of New Mexico)

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