Definition of Suborder theropoda

1. Noun. Carnivorous saurischian dinosaurs with short forelimbs; Jurassic and Cretaceous.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Theropoda

suborder Pinnipedia
suborder Plesiosauria
suborder Prosauropoda
suborder Prosimii
suborder Reptantia
suborder Ruminantia
suborder Sauria
suborder Sauropoda
suborder Sauropodomorpha
suborder Sciuromorpha
suborder Scombroidea
suborder Scorpaenoidea
suborder Serpentes
suborder Strepsirhini
suborder Tarsioidea
suborder Theropoda
suborder Thyreophora
suborder Tyranni
suborder Xenarthra
suborder Zygoptera
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Literary usage of Suborder theropoda

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"suborder theropoda. Bipedal carnivorous dinosaurs. Suborder Sauropoda. ... The earliest known dinosaurs belong to the Saurischia, suborder Theropoda, ..."

2. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural by Richard Lydekker (1888)
"Suborder THEROPODA. Premaxilla completely toothed; nares, when known (fig. 26) terminal, and a large preorbital vacuity ; quadrate elongated, and directed ..."

3. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"The suborder Theropoda some respects a position intermediate between the Omit! (After Marsh.) Fie. 1064.—The left side of the pelvis of ..."

4. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: With a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"The suborder Theropoda holds in some respects a position intermediate between the Ornithopoda Fig. 1064.—The left side of the pelvis of Allosaurus ..."

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