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It was considered a nomen dubium by Naish and Martill (2007).
It was assigned to Megalosaurinae by Nopcsa (1928); to Coeluridae by Tatarinov (1964); to Coelophysidae by Welles (1984); to Ceratosauridae by Paul (1988); to Megalosaurinidae by Andrews (1921), Romer (1956), Romer (1966), Steel (1970) and Kurzanov (1989); to Ceratosauria by Gauthier (1986), Rowe (1989), Rowe and Gauthier (1990) and Tykoski and Rowe (2004); and to Coelophysoidea by Carrano and Sampson (2004) and Carrano et al. (2005).
|Year||Name and author|
|1921||Sarcosaurus Andrews p. 575|
|1928||Sarcosaurus Nopcsa p. 183|
|1956||Sarcosaurus Romer p. 616|
|1964||Sarcosaurus Tatarinov p. 533|
|1966||Sarcosaurus Romer p. 369|
|1970||Sarcosaurus Steel p. 37|
|1984||Sarcosaurus Welles p. 177|
|1986||Sarcosaurus Gauthier p. 9|
|1988||Sarcosaurus Paul p. 275|
|1989||Sarcosaurus Kurzanov p. 4|
|1990||Sarcosaurus Rowe and Gauthier p. 152|
|2004||Sarcosaurus Carrano and Sampson p. 541|
|2004||Sarcosaurus Tykoski and Rowe p. 50|
|2005||Sarcosaurus Carrano et al. pp. 843-844 fig. 13|
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