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Erectopus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Erectopus Huene p. 453
1928Erectopus Nopcsa p. 183
1934Erectopus Stromer p. 80
1956Erectopus Romer p. 615
1964Erectopus Tatarinov p. 537
1966Erectopus Romer p. 369
1970Erectopus Steel p. 31
1980Erectopus Molnar p. 137
1981Erectopus Buffetaut et al. p. 279
1988Erectopus Carroll
1988Erectopus Paul pp. 316-317
1989Erectopus Kurzanov p. 4
2004Erectopus Holtz, Jr. et al. p. 73
2005Erectopus Allain p. 75
2012Erectopus Carrano et al. p. 254

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
superfamilyAllosauroidea
familyMetriacanthosauridae
genusErectopus

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: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 3000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 1000 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-24 13:27:47
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:27:47
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Barremian to the top of the Early/Lower Cenomanian or 129.40000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Portugal Megalosaurus superbus (73351)
Albian113.0 - 100.5France (Champagne-Ardenne) Megalosaurus superbus (55336)
Albian113.0 - 100.5France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) Cionodon sp. (55337)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0France (Champagne-Ardenne) Megalosaurus bucklandi (55335)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0France (Lorraine) Megalosaurus bucklandi (53950)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt (Matruh) E. sauvagei (25127 51750)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt (Al Jizah) E. sauvagei (51746)