Coelophysis was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa and North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Texas, Yunnan (China) and Matabeleland North (Zimbabwe).

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Coelophysis was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. A. Raath. 1977. The Anatomy of the Triassic Theropod Syntarsus rhodesiensis (Saurischia: Podokesauridae) and a Consideration of Its Biology. Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, Salisbury, Rhodesia
  • M. Talbot. 1911. Podokesaurus holyokensis, a new dinosaur from the Triassic of the Connecticut Valley. American Journal of Science 31(186):469-479
  • M. A. Raath. 1972. First record of dinosaur footprints from Rhodesia. Arnoldia 5(37):1-5