†superfamily Coelophysoidea Holtz, Jr. 1994 (coelophysoid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: T. R. Holtz, Jr. 1994. The phylogenetic position of the Tyrannosauridae: implications for theropod systematics. Journal of Paleontology 68(5):1100-1117

Parent taxon: Neotheropoda according to D. M. Martill et al. 2016

See also Carpenter 1997, Carrano et al. 2012, Carrano et al. 2005, Carrano and Sampson 2004, Ezcurra 2006, Ezcurra 2007, Ezcurra and Cuny 2007, Ezcurra and Novas 2007, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Holtz 1994, Holtz 1995, Holtz 1998, Holtz 2000, Irmis 2005, Nesbitt and Ezcurra 2015, Nesbitt et al. 2009, Rauhut 2003, Rowe et al. 1997, Sampson et al. 1998, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Tykoski and Rowe 2004, Yates 2005 and You et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Averostra, Dinoaves, Dracovenator, Tachiraptor

Subtaxa: Camposaurus Coelophysidae Coelophysis Dilophosaurus Dracoraptor Gojirasaurus Lepidus Liliensternus Longosaurus Lophostropheus Podokesauridae Procompsognathus Sarcosaurus Sarcosaurus andrewsi Segisaurus Syntarsus Zupaysaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (7 collections), India (1), Mexico (1), South Africa (5), the United Kingdom (5), United States (11: Arizona, Connecticut, Massachusetts), Zimbabwe (4)

• Triassic to Jurassic of France (1), United States (1: Utah)

• Triassic of Argentina (3), Germany (6), Poland (2), Switzerland (1), United States (31: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah), Zimbabwe (1)

Total: 80 collections including 86 occurrences

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