What is eoraptor?

  • (noun): A theropod dinosaur of the genus Eoraptor.

Some articles on eoraptor:

Staurikosaurus - Classification - Related Genera
... Herrerasauridae also includes Herrerasaurus ischigualastensis and Eoraptor lunesis, both small predatory animals that were either dinosaurs or precursors to dinosaurs ... Some phylogenetic analyses excluded Eoraptor from the Herrerasauridae Phylogenetic analysis by Sues, Nesbitt, Berman and Henrici, in 2011, exclude Eoraptor, and include ...
Eoraptor
... Eoraptor was one of the world's earliest dinosaurs ... The type species is Eoraptor lunensis, which means 'dawn plunderer from the Valley of the Moon', denoting where it was originally discovered (Greek eos ...
Eoraptor - Classification
... Eoraptor is regarded as one of the most primitive dinosaurs ... The precise placement of Eoraptor within Dinosauria has been unstable, with opinion often varying between a basal saurischian and a basal theropod ... Eodromaeus, Martinez and others found Eoraptor to be a basal sauropodomorph, with characteristic features for that group ...
Panphagia - Classification
... Saurischia Herrerasaurus Staurikosaurus Eoraptor Theropoda Sauropodomorpha Panphagia Saturnalia Other sauropodomorphs Panphagia was described in 2009 by Ricardo N ... Yet the fossils also exhibited similar features to those of Eoraptor, an early carnivorous saurischian, including hollow bones, sublanceolate teeth, and overall proportions ... of these basal dinosaurs that few structural changes stand" between Panphagia, Eoraptor, and two basal theropods which have yet to be described ...
Alwalkeria
... and shape of the teeth strongly resemble those of Eoraptor ... As in Eoraptor, a gap separates the teeth of the premaxillary and the maxillary bones of the upper jaw ... been included in a cladistic analysis, but its similarities to Eoraptor suggest it may have held a similar position in the dinosaur family tree ...