Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Proceratosaurus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Proceratosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Proceratosaurus Huene p. 96
1934Proceratosaurus Stromer p. 80
1964Proceratosaurus Tatarinov p. 538
1966Proceratosaurus Romer p. 369
1970Proceratosaurus Steel p. 36
1984Proceratosaurus Welles p. 177
1988Proceratosaurus Carroll
1988Proceratosaurus Paul p. 5 fig. 1
1998Proceratosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 40
2000Proceratosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 13 fig. 5
2003Proceratosaurus Rauhut p. 149
2004Proceratosaurus Holtz, Jr. et al. p. 76
2005Proceratosaurus Yates p. 118 fig. 9
2007Proceratosaurus Naish and Martill p. 503
2009Proceratosaurus Li et al.
2010Proceratosaurus Choiniere et al. p. 1793
2010Proceratosaurus Rauhut et al. p. 183 fig. 23
2012Proceratosaurus Carrano et al. p. 248 fig. 7
2014Proceratosaurus Hendrickx and Mateus
2014Proceratosaurus Lu et al.
2017Proceratosaurus Carr et al. p. 9s

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

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()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
superfamilyTyrannosauroidea
familyProceratosauridae
genusProceratosaurus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
O. W. M. Rauhut et al. 2010As for the type, and only known, species.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:39:15
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:39:15
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Middle Bathonian to the top of the Late/Upper Bathonian or 167.70000 to 164.70000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Bathonian - Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Megalosaurus bradleyi (45883)