(Chinese hollow tail).
Named By: Yang Zhongjian (C. -C. Young) - 1942.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda.
Species: S. fragilis (type).
Known locations: China, Sichuan - Kuangyuan Formation.
Time period: Tithnonian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: 4 partial teeth.
Sinocoelurus is a dubious genus given that it is only based upon the description of teeth, making this a tooth taxon. The only thing that can be said about Sinocoelurus with any confidence is that given the size of the teeth, the holotype individual would have been a small theropod.
- Fossil vertebrates from Kuangyuan, N. Szechuan, China. - Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 22(-34):293-309. - Yang Zhongjian (C. -C. Young) - 1942.