Lophostropheus airelensis Cuny and Galton 1993 (coelophysoid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Alternative combination: Liliensternus airelensis

Full reference: G. Cuny and P. M. Galton. 1993. Revision of the Airel theropod dinosaur from the Triassic-Jurassic boundary (Normany, France). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 187(3):261-288

Belongs to Lophostropheus according to D. M. Martill et al. 2016

See also Buffetaut 1997, Carrano and Sampson 2004, Cuny and Galton 1993, Delsate and Ezcurra 2014, Ezcurra and Cuny 2007, Godefroit and Knoll 2003, Langer et al. 2010, Lucas et al. 2006, Nesbitt and Ezcurra 2015, Rauhut 2003, Rauhut and Hungerbühler 2000 and Yates 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Caen University unnumbered. Its type locality is Airel Quarry, which is in a Rhaetian/Hettangian marginal marine claystone/limestone in the Moon-Airel Formation of France.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Airel Quarry

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