Ornitholestes Osborn 1903 (compsognathid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1903. Ornitholestes hermanni, a new compsognathoid dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19(12):459-464

Parent taxon: Compsognathidae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Carpenter et al. 2005, Carrano et al. 2012, Carrano et al. 2002, Carroll 1988, Choiniere et al. 2010, Chure et al. 2006, Galton 1977, Gauthier and Padian 1985, Holtz 1994, Holtz 1995, Holtz 2000, Holtz et al. 2004, Huene 1909, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1920, Huene 1926, Hwang et al. 2004, Joleaud 1922, Lull 1915, Lull 1924, Madsen and Miller 1979, Martínez and Novas 2006, Matthew and Brown 1922, Miller et al. 1991, Nopcsa 1928, Novas 1992, Osborn 1903, Osmolska 1990, Paul 1988, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003, Rauhut et al. 2010, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1984, Senter et al. 2004, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Sereno et al. 1996, Sereno et al. 1994, Steel 1970, Stromer 1934, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, von Zittel 1911 and Welles 1984

Sister taxa: Aniksosaurus, Aristosuchus, Compsognathinae, Compsognathus, Huaxiagnathus, Mirischia, Scipionyx, Sinocalliopteryx

Subtaxa: Ornitholestes hermanni

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (4: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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