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What is Neotheropoda?

Pronunciation: NEE-o-the-ROP-o-duh
Author: Robert Bakker
Year: 1986
Meaning: New theropods (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (2 legs)
Synonyms: Avepoda (Paul, 2002), Eutheropoda (Novas, 2003)
[Sereno, 2005]Definition
The least inclusive clade containing Coelophysis bauri and Passer domesticus (House Sparrow).
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Etymology
Neotheropoda is derived from the Greek "neos" (new), "ther" (wild beast) and "pod" (foot).
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Further reading
• Paul G.S. (2002) "Dinosaurs of the Air: The Evolution & Loss of Flight in Dinosaurs & Birds".
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