Camposaurus facts for kids
- Not to be confused with Camptosaurus.
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Temporal range: Upper Triassic
Hunt et al., 1998
A study of Camposaurus arizoniensis by Ezcurra and Brusatte discovered two unique features. This meant the specimen was a valid genus and species. Camposaurus is definitely a neotheropod. Based on phylogenetic analysis, its closest known relative is Megapnosaurus rhodensis, because they share similarities in the tibia, and ankle. Spielman et al. (2007) put Camposaurus in the family Coelophysidae.
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Reconstruction based on Coelophysis
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