Coelophysis

From ToyAnimalWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
phylum Chordata Coelophysis is an extinct genus of coelophysid theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 216 to 203 million years ago during the latter part of the Triassic Period in what is now the southwestern United States. Coelophysis was a small, slenderly-built, ground-dwelling, bipedal carnivore, that could grow up to 3 m (9.8 ft) long. It is one of the earliest known genera of dinosaur.


For more information, visit the Wikipedia entry.


Get back to Theropoda

clade Diapsida
infraclass Dinosauria
order Saurischia
Suborder Theropoda
family Coelophysidae
genus Coelophysis
species C. bauri
Period Late Triassic