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Caenagnathus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Caenagnathus Sternberg p. 81
1966Caenagnathus Romer p. 369
1970Caenagnathus Steel p. 20
1970Caenagnathus Swinton p. 1377
1978Caenagnathus Brodkorb p. 223
1980Caenagnathus Molnar p. 137
1981Caenagnathus Barsbold
1983Caenagnathus Barsbold p. 94
1983Caenagnathus Dodson p. 95
1984Caenagnathus Thulborn p. 132
1985Caenagnathus Currie and Russell p. 25
1986Caenognathus Clemens p. 79
1986Caenagnathus Gauthier p. 9
1988Caenagnathus Carroll
1988Caenagnathus Currie and Russell p. 985
1992Caenagnathus Currie p. 239
1997Caenagnathus Sereno p. 457
1998Caenagnathus Sereno p. 65
2001Caenagnathus Varricchio p. 46
2008Caenagnathus Longrich p. 994
2013Caenagnathus Longrich et al.
2014Caenagnathus Lamanna et al. p. 10 fig. 6
2015Caenagnathus Funston et al. p. 180
2015Caenagnathus Lü et al.
2015Caenagnathus Tsuihiji et al. p. 61
2016Caenagnathus Funston and Currie p. 14

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
infraorderOviraptorosauria
superfamilyCaenagnathoideaSternberg 1940
familyCaenagnathidae
genusCaenagnathus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteinfrao
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10infrao
Adult width: 0.1 to < 1.0infrao
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10infrao
Maximum body mass: 30 kgg
Minimum body mass: 10 kgg
Thickness: intermediateinfrao
Architecture: compact or denseinfrao
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partsinfrao
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialinfrao
Locomotion: actively mobileinfrao
Life habit: ground dwellinginfrao
Depth habitat: surfaceinfrao
Diet: omnivoreinfrao
Reproduction: oviparousinfrao
Dispersal: direct/internalinfrao
Dispersal 2: mobileinfrao
Created: 2005-08-24 13:19:26
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:19:26
Source: g = genus, infrao = infraorder, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Averianov and Yarkov 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Campanian to the top of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 83.50000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Aves indet. (46952) C. collinsi (165179) C. sp. (22656 46358 46958 58912)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Caenagnathidae indet. (157189)