Nqwebasaurus de Klerk et al. 2000 (compsognathid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

Alternative spelling: Nqwebisaurus

Full reference: W. J. de Klerk, C. A. Forster, S. D. Sampson, A. Chinsamy, and C. F. Ross. 2000. A new coelurosaurian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(2):324-332

Parent taxon: Compsognathidae according to A. D. Gishlick and J. A. Gauthier 2007

See also Claessens and Loewen 2016, de Klerk et al. 2000, Holtz et al. 2004, Ji et al. 2007 and Martínez and Novas 2006

Sister taxa: Aniksosaurus, Aristosuchus, Compsognathinae, Compsognathus, Huaxiagnathus, Mirischia, Ornitholestes, Scipionyx, Sinocalliopteryx

Subtaxa: Nqwebasaurus thwazi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at 5 km west of Kirkwood (Cretaceous of South Africa)

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