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What is Tetanurae?

Pronunciation: tet-a-NOO-ray
Author: Jacques Armand Gauthier
Year: 1986
Etymology: Stiff tails (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (2 legs)
Synonyms: Dinoaves (Bakker, 1986), Avipoda (Novas, 1992), Tenarurae (Chure and McIntosh, misspelling)
[Sereno, 2005]Definition
The most inclusive clade containing Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) but not Ceratosaurus nasicornis and Carnotaurus sastrei.
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Etymology
Tetanurae is derived from Greek "tetanos" (stiff) and "oura" (tail).
Relationships
References
• Kenneth Carpenter and Philip J. Currie (1992) "Dinosaur Systematics: Approaches and Perspectives". Page 137.
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Atkinson, L. "DinoChecker FAQ entry :: What is Tetanurae?"
http://www.dinochecker.com/dinosaurfaqs/what-is-tetanurae›. Web access: 25th Jul 2017.
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