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Related to Theropoda: Stegosauria, Ceratosauria, Tetanurae
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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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In this case Chilesaurus is leading to "the recovery of Theropoda and Ornithischia as sister taxa that are united by many shared features."
The lizard-hipped dinosaurs were further classified into the group that eventually became birds (Theropoda) and the long necked dinosaurs (Sauropodomorpha).
The presence of an anteroposteriorly short neural arch seems to exclude this caudal vertebra from Theropoda, and its general morphology more closely resembles that of sauropod middle and posterior caudal vertebrae.
New Balochisaurus (Balochisauridae Titanosauria Sauropoda) and Vitakridrinda (Theropoda) remains from Pakistan.
A new troodontid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Cenomanian of Uzbekistan, with a review of troodontid records from the territories of the former Soviet Union.
Ornithomimosaurs were a group of ostrich-like dinosaurs that were part of the suborder Theropoda from which modern birds evolved.
Although generic level identification is impossible, due to the specimens' fragmentary nature, the faunal list includes crocodyliforms (Crocodylomorpha indet.), dinosaurs (Sauropoda, Theropoda indet., Abelisauroidea), other vertebrates (Vertebrata indet.) and possible molluscs (Gastropoda indet.).
It is an index included with the paper 'Anatomy and Systematics of the Confuciusornithidae (Theropoda: Aves) from the Late Mesozoic of Northeastern China', authored by L.M.
A new specimen of Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (Theropoda, Dinosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous Antlers Formation (Lower Cretaceous, Aptian) of Oklahoma, USA.