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Theropoda

Theropoda (subclass Archosauria, order Saurischia) A suborder of dinosaurs which consists exclusively of bipedal, carnivorous forms. It includes the Coelurosauria and the carnosaurs and ranged from the Upper Triassic to the Cretaceous.

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Theropoda

Theropoda Suborder of saurischian dinosaurs which consists exclusively of bipedal, carnivorous forms. It includes the coelurosaurs and the carnosaurs, and ranged from the Upper Triassic to the Cretaceous.

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