Theropoda

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Noun1.Theropoda - carnivorous saurischian dinosaurs with short forelimbs; Jurassic and Cretaceous
animal order - the order of animals
Sauropodomorpha, suborder Sauropodomorpha - gigantic herbivorous dinosaurs having huge bodies with long necks and small heads: Prosauropoda and Sauropoda (apatosaurus, diplodocus and titanosaurs)
bird-footed dinosaur, theropod, theropod dinosaur - any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs
suborder Ceratosaura - primitive saurischian dinosaurs
Carnosaura, suborder Carnosaura - largest carnivorous land animals ever known
genus Compsognathus - a reptile genus of Theropoda
genus Herrerasaurus - primitive theropod found in Argentina; early Triassic
genus Eoraptor - primitive theropod found in Argentina; early Triassic
Ornithomimida, suborder Ornithomimida - lightly built medium-size theropods
Maniraptora, suborder Maniraptora - advanced theropods including oviraptorids and dromaeosaurs and possibly even modern birds
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