Phylogeny of Allosauroidea (Dinosauria: Theropoda): Comparative analysis and resolution

@article{Brusatte2008PhylogenyOA,
  title={Phylogeny of Allosauroidea (Dinosauria: Theropoda): Comparative analysis and resolution},
  author={Stephen Louis Brusatte and Paul C. Sereno},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={155 - 182}
}
Synopsis Allosauroidea, a clade of large‐bodied theropod dinosaurs that ranged from the Middle Jurassic until the Late Cretaceous, has been the subject of extensive phylogenetic study. However, despite the publication of 12 cladistic analyses little phylogenetic consensus has emerged, frustrating attempts to use these dinosaurs to study character evolution, biogeography and the quality of the fossil record. Here we analyse a core subset of allosauroids using cladistic methodology and several… Expand
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