Gigantoraptor Xu et al. 2007 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

Full reference: X. Xu, Q. Tan, J. Wang, X. Zhao, and L. Tan. 2007. A gigantic bird-like dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of China. Nature 447:844-847

Parent taxon: Caenagnathidae according to G. F. Funston and P. J. Currie 2016

See also Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Longrich et al. 2010, Lü et al. 2015, Tsuihiji et al. 2015, Xu and Han 2010, Xu et al. 2007 and Yao et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Anomalipes, Anzu, Apatoraptor, Beibeilong, Caenagnathasia, Caenagnathinae, Caenagnathus, Chirostenotes, Elmisaurinae, Elmisaurus, Epichirostenotes, Hagryphus, Leptorhynchos, Macrophalangia, Microvenator, Ojoraptorsaurus

Subtaxa: Gigantoraptor erlianensis

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Type: Gigantoraptor erlianensis

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Saihangaobi, Sonid Zuoqi (Cretaceous of China)

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