Full reference: P. C. Sereno, L. Tan, S. L. Brusatte, H. J. Kriegstein, X. Zhao and K. Cloward. 2009. Tyrannosaurid skeletal design first evolved at small body size. Science
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: LH PV18, a skeleton (partially articulated skeleton with most of the skull and postcranial skeleton lacking portions of the forelimb and the distal one-half of the tail). Its type locality is Raptorex type locality, which is in a Barremian/Aptian fluvial sandstone in the Yixian Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Distribution: found only at Raptorex type locality
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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