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Rahonavis

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Rahonavis Forster et al. p. 185
1998Rahona Forster et al. pp. 1918-1919 figs. 1-4
2002Rahonavis Chiappe p. 451 fig. 20.1
2004Rahonavis Padian p. 211
2004Rahonavis Senter et al. p. 2 fig. 2
2005Rahonavis Makovicky et al. p. 1010 fig. 4
2007Rahonavis Turner et al. p. 9
2008Rahonavis Novas et al.
2009Rahonavis Longrich and Currie fig. 3
2011Rahonavis Apesteguía et al. p. 665
2011Rahonavis Gianechini et al. p. 279
2013Rahonavis Godefroit et al.
2013Rahonavis O'Connor and Zelenkov
2014Rahonavis O'Connor et al.
2014Rahonavis Pei et al.
2014Rahonavis Wang et al.
2014Rahonavis Wang et al.
2014Rahonavis Zhang et al.
2015Rahonavis Wang and Liu

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
genusRahonavis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:39:15
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:39:15
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: Maastrichtian or 72.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Madagascar (Mahajanga) Rahona ostromi, R. ostromi (25074)