Orkoraptor burkei Novas et al. 2008 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Neovenatoridae

Full reference: F. E. Novas, M. D. Ezcurra, and A. Lecuona. 2008. Orkoraptor burkei nov. gen. et sp., a large theropod from the Maasdtrichtian Pari Aike Formation, southern Patagonia, Argentina. Cretaceous Research 29

Belongs to Orkoraptor according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Benson et al. 2010, Coria and Currie 2016, Delsate and Ezcurra 2014, Ezcurra 2009, Ezcurra et al. 2010 and Novas et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MPM-Pv 3457, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Cerro Los Hornos, Lago Viedma, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Pari Aike Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): tibia diameter 89.0

Distribution: found only at Cerro Los Hornos, Lago Viedma

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