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Coeluridae (coelurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Coeluridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Coeluridae Marsh
1882Coelurosauridae Cope
1882Coeluridae Sauvage p. 36
1884Coeluridae Dollo p. 298
1884Coeluridae Marsh p. 69
1884Coeluridae Vetter p. 363
1885Coeluridae Marsh p. 765
1888Coeluridae Lydekker p. 155
1889Coeluridae Cope p. 16
1890Coeluridae Zittel p. 731
1891Coeluridae Baur p. 450
1895Coeluridae Marsh
1896Coeluridae Marsh p. 240
1902Coeluridae Hay p. 492
1902Coeluridae Huene
1902Coeluridae Mansel-Pleydell p. lxxv
1907Coeluridae Sauvage p. 9
1908Coeluridae Huene p. 307
1909Coeluridae Arldt p. 261
1909Coeluridae Huene p. 13
1911Coeluridae von Zittel p. 280
1913Coeluridae Tornier p. 368
1914Coeluridae Huene p. 37
1915Coeluridae Matthew p. 32
1920Coeluridae Huene p. 162
1923Coeluridae Huene p. 455 fig. 3
1923Coeluridae Nopcsa p. 125
1924Coeluridae Lull p. 231
1928Coelurosauroidea Nopcsa p. 183
1929Coeluridae Huene p. 270
1933Coeluridae Huene p. 60
1934Coeluridae Stromer p. 80
1936Coeluridae Swinton p. 208
1937Caeluridae Roxo p. 65
1946Coeluridae Kuhn p. 65
1948Coelurosauridae Huene p. 89
1955Coeluridae Miller, Jr. p. 911
1956Coeluridae Romer p. 611
1959Coeluridae Huene p. 121
1960Coeluridae Lapparent p. 30
1963Coeluridae Parsch p. 4
1964Coelurosauroidea Casamiquela p. 126
1964Coeluridae Colbert p. 21 fig. 6
1964Coeluridae Estes p. 142
1964Coeluridae Tatarinov p. 533
1966Coeluridae Romer p. 369
1968Coeluridae Maleev p. 95
1969Coeluridae Colbert and Russell p. 45
1970Coeluridae Reig p. 279
1970Coeluridae Steel p. 13
1970Coeluridae Swinton p. 124
1975Coeluridae Casamiquela p. 97
1976Coeluridae Barsbold p. 74
1976Coeluridae Coulton p. 177
1977Coeluridae Barsbold p. 50
1977Coeluridae Galton p. 230
1977Coeluridae Raath pp. 207-208
1978Coeluridae Bonaparte p. 321
1980Coeluridae Bonaparte p. 82
1980Coeluridae Ostrom p. 21
1981Coeluridae McIntosh p. 10
1982Coeluridae Santafé et al. p. 81
1983Coeluridae Barsbold p. 86
1983Coeluridae Dong et al.
1984Coeluridae Russell p. 28
1987Coeluridae Buscalioni and Sanz p. 66
1988Coeluridae Carroll
1988Coeluridae Paul p. 300
1992Coeluridae Dong p. 164
2003Coeluridae Rauhut p. 149
2005Coeluridae Carpenter et al. p. 51

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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
suborderCoelurosauria
familyCoeluridae
familyCoeluridae

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
K. A. v. Zittel 1890Wirbel und alle übrigen Skeletknochen hohl. Vordere Halswirbel opisthocöl, die übrigen amphicöl. Neuralkanal stark erweitert. Halsrippen mit den Centra verschmolzen. Metatarsalia sehr lang und dünn.
R. S. Lull 1924Dinosaurs of small size, with relatively small skull and long, slender neck; fore limbs relatively large, having specialized manus with long, slim phalanges, except for short, divergent first digit; claws strongly curved; tibia a little longer than femur; foot long and slender, with three functional digits; claws of pes moderately curved.
B. F. Nopcsa 1928 (Coelurosauroidea)penumatic bones; anterior extremity a grasping organ; hallux reduced; pes only organ of locomotion
F. v. Huene 1948 (Coelurosauridae)Extremely thin-walled bones; 9 cervicals, 14 dorsals, 5 sacrals; as in preceding families, manus with functioning 3 fingers, second the longest; anterior spine of ilium high, strong crista supra-acetabularis; pubis thin, long, with distal thickening; mt. II-IV long, III not reduced at proximal end. Jurassic.