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  • noun Plural form of tetanuran.


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  • (clavicular air sac) and caudal (abdominal air sac) divisions, in basal "tetanurans" (theropod dinosaurs) during the Jurassic.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science 2008

  • New theropods - particularly bird-like coelurosaurs (like dromaeosaurs) and big non-coelurosaurian tetanurans (like allosauroids) - make the news all the time, but ornithischians consistently draw the short straw.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science 2009

  • I confess to actually liking Oli’s idea, and an interesting consequence of it is that his inclusion of Shuvosaurus within his phylogenetic analysis of Coelophysoidea ‘forced’ Dilophosaurus away from coelophysids and closer to tetanurans.

    Archive 2006-01-01 Darren Naish 2006


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