Kayentapus Welles 1971 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Synonyms: Megaichnites Yang and Yang 1987, Schizograllator Zhen et al. 1986, Zizhongpus Yang and Yang 1987

Full reference: S. P. Welles. 1971. Dinosaur footprints from the Kayenta Formation of northern Arizona. Plateau 44(1):27-38

Parent taxon: Theropoda according to M. T. Carrano 2017

See also Gierlinski 1996, Hunt and Lucas 2006, Li et al. 2010, Lockley et al. 2013, Lucas et al. 2006, Mietto et al. 2000, Niedźwiedzki 2011, Niedzwiedzki and Pienkowski 2004, Weems 2006, Weishampel 2006, Welles 1971, Yang and Yang 1987, Zhen et al. 1986 and Zhen et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Ageroolithus, Allosaurus sibiricus, Anchisauripodidae, Archaeornithoididae, Asianopodus, Avalonia, Avipoda, Boutakioutichnium, Bradycnemidae, Byakudansauropus, Calamospondylus, Carmelopodus, Coeluroidea, Compsognatha, Corpulentapus, Daemonosaurus, Deinocheirosauria, Deinodontia, Deinodontoidea, Dispersituberoolithus, Elongatoolithidae, Embasaurus, Eodromaeus, Eubrontes titanopelobatidus, Eubrontidae, Fenestrosaurus, Fuscinapedis, Gigandipodidae, Grallatoridae, Hadrosaurichnus, Halticosaurus, Herrerasauridae, Hispanosauropus, Iranosauripus, Itsukisauropus, Jialingpus, Kakuru, Kakuru kujani, Kalohipus, Kuwajimasauropus, Laevisoolithidae, Massospondylus rawesi, Megalosauropus, Megalosaurus cloacinus, Megalosaurus dunkeri, Megalosaurus hungaricus, Megalosaurus insignis, Megalosaurus lydekkeri, Megalosaurus obtusus, Megalosaurus pombali, Minisauripus, Neotheropoda, Ornithoides, Ovoraptor, Ozraptor, Paleotheropoda, Parachirotheriidae, Paracorpulentapus, Paragrallator, Picunichnus, Plectropus, Poekilopleuron schmidti, Protoavis, Reticuloolithus, Sarmientichnus, Saurocephalus monasterii, Sauropodidae, Segisauridae, Selenichnidae, Selenichnus, Shuangbaisaurus, Siamopodus, Sigilmassasauridae, Sinosaurus, Skartopus, Spinosauria, Subtiliolithidae, Symphypoda, Szechuanosaurus, Tawa, Therangospodus, Triprismatoolithus, Trisauropodiscidae, Tristraguloolithus, Tubercuoolithus, Tuojiangpus, Unenlagiidae, Wakinosaurus, Walgettosuchus, Wildeichnus, Wupus, Yangtzepus, Yaverlandia, Zanclodon cambrensis, Zanclodon silesiacus, Zhengichnus jinningensis

Subtaxa: Kayentapus hailiutuensis Kayentapus hopii Kayentapus jizhaoshiensis Kayentapus minor Kayentapus nananensis Kayentapus otariensis Kayentapus soltykovensis Kayentapus wumaensis Kayentapus xiaohebaensis

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Type: Kayentapus hopii

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (3 collections), Hungary (1), Italy (5), Japan (1), Poland (4), Sweden (2), United States (10: Arizona, Massachusetts, Utah)

• Triassic to Jurassic of United States (1: Arizona)

• Triassic of Poland (1), Slovakia (1), United States (4: Virginia)

Total: 33 collections including 34 occurrences

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