Theropod

  • (noun): Any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs.
    Synonyms: theropod dinosaur, bird-footed dinosaur

Some articles on theropod, theropods:

Sao Khua Formation - Vertebrate Paleofauna
... Dinosaurs Siamosaurus - spinosaurid theropod, described in 1986 - "Isolated teeth." - Spinosauridae Incertae Sedis Siamotyrannus - Carnosaur theropod, described in 1996 - "Pelvis, dorsal ...
Bahariasaurus
... Bahariasaurus (meaning "Bahariya lizard") is a genus of large theropod dinosaur found in the Bahariya Formation in El-Waha el-Bahariya or Bahariya (Arabic ... It was a huge theropod, in the same size range as Tyrannosaurus and the contemporary genus Carcharodontosaurus ... placement of Bahariasaurus is uncertain, although it has been variously assigned to several theropod groups, including Carcharodontosauridae (by Rauhut in 1995) and ...
Connecticut River Valley Trackways - List of Identified Footprints
... Grallator (small theropod) Eubrontes (larger theropod) Anchisauripus (medium-sized theropod) Otozoum (large prosauropod) Anomoepus (probably an ornithopod) ...
Acrocanthosaurus - Paleobiology - Possible Footprints
... Rose Formation of central Texas preserves many dinosaur footprints, including large, three-toed theropod prints ... Glen Rose footprints to the feet of various large theropods but could not confidently assign them to any particular genus ... location and geological age, and the only large theropod known from those formations is Acrocanthosaurus, the study concluded that Acrocanthosaurus was most likely to have made the tracks ...
Digit (anatomy) - Bird and Theropod Dinosaur Digits
... See also Digit homology in avians Birds and theropod dinosaurs (from which birds evolved) have three digits on their hands ... In contrast, the theropod dinosaurs seem to have the first, second and third digits ... Recently a Jurassic theropod intermediate fossil Limusaurus has been found in the Junggar Basin in western China that has a complex mix it has a first digit stub and full second ...