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Averostra

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Averostra Paul
2006Averostra Ezcurra p. 657 fig. 3
2007Averostra Ezcurra and Cuny p. 78 fig. 6
2007Averostra Ezcurra and Novas p. 46 fig. 12
2012Averostra Carrano et al. p. 248 fig. 7
2014Averostra Hendrickx and Mateus

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
AverostraPaul 2002

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: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 10000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 300 gg
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: 2004-12-14 12:50:08
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:50:08
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Carnian to the top of the Holocene or 237.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 228.0 Ma

Collections (4773 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (Pisa) Ceratosauria indet. (96712)
Carnian - Norian237.0 - 208.5Lesotho Bosiutrisauropus phuthiatsani (56029)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Plesiothornipos binneyi (174686)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (New Mexico) Ceratosauria indet. (57071)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Arizona) Ceratosauria indet. (92850)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Poland (Opole) Velocipes guerichi (140077)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Lesotho (Mohale's Hoek) Mafatrisauropus errans, Anomoepus sp. (56020)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Carnosauria indet., Pterospondylus trielbae (22684)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Franche-Comte) Megalosaurus sp. (90877)
Hettangian201.3 - 199.3China (Yunnan) Therizinosauroidea indet. (51909)
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8Lesotho (Mohale's Hoek) Anomoepus sp. (56010)
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8Lesotho (Quthing) Trisauropodiscus superavipes (84072)
Early/Lower Jurassic201.3 - 174.1China (Xizang) Megalosaurus tibetensis (165590)
Jurassic201.3 - 145.0China (Jilin) Changpeipus carbonicus (60515)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8Lesotho Mafatrisauropus errans (56014)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8United Kingdom (England) Scelidosaurus harrisonii (52260 52262)
Sinemurian - Pliensbachian199.3 - 182.7Antarctica Tetanurae indet. (47135)
Sinemurian - Pliensbachian199.3 - 182.7USA (Arizona) Theropoda indet. (51899)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Morocco (Azilal) Carnosauria indet. B (90925) Coelurosauria indet. A (90915)
Pliensbachian - Toarcian190.8 - 174.1Morocco (Ouarzazate) Theropoda indet. (56130)