A new look at the phylogeny of coelurosauria (Dlnosauria: Theropoda)

  title={A new look at the phylogeny of coelurosauria (Dlnosauria: Theropoda)},
  author={P. Senter},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  pages={429 - 463}
  • P. Senter
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Biology, Environmental Science, Geography
  • Journal of Systematic Palaeontology
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