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Nuthetes

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Nuthetes Owen p. 420 figs. 1-4
1861Nuthetes Owen p. 31
1879Nuthetes Owen p. 16
1884Nuthetes Damon p. 211
1888Nuthetes Lydekker p. 247
1888Nuthetes Mansel-Pleydell p. 7
1890Nuthetes Zittel p. 727
1893Nuthetes Seeley p. 228
1911Nuthetes von Zittel p. 281
1935Nuthetes Chakravarti p. 141
1960Nuthetes Delair p. 79
1973Nuthetes Delair p. 3
2002Nuthetes Milner p. 192
2007Nuthetes Naish and Martill p. 495
2009Nuthetes Benson and Barrett p. 142
2009Nuthetes Knoll and Ruiz-Omeñaca p. 610

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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()
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
Maniraptoriformes
familyDromaeosauridae
genusNuthetesOwen 1854

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
J. B. Delair 1960Teeth of the same general type, though much smaller, of Megalosaurus; not implanted in separate alveoli, and partly anchylosed to the side of the jaw. Jaw relatively slender in proportion to its length. Other characters unknown.
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: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: carnivoref
Reproduction: oviparousf
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-09-11 17:04:18
Modified: 2005-09-11 19:04:18
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Holtz et al. 2000, Marsh 1875

Age range: Middle Berriasian or 145.00000 to 140.20000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) N. destructor (28401 28995 52254 72142)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8France (Poitou-Charentes) N. sp. (61930)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8United Kingdom (England) N. sp. (77058)