Albertonykus Longrich and Currie 2009 (Alberta claw)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: N. R. Longrich and P. J. Currie. 2009. Albertonykus borealis, a new alvarezsaur (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Early Maastrichtian of Alberta, Canada: implications for the systematics and ecology of the Alvarezsauridae. Cretaceous Research 30(1):239-252

Parent taxon: Mononykini according to F. L. Agnolin et al. 2012

See also Choiniere et al. 2010, Longrich and Currie 2009 and Xu et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Mononykus, Shuuvuia

Subtaxa: Albertonykus borealis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Albertosaurus Bonebed, Dry Island Buffalo Jump (Cretaceous of Alberta)

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