Raptorex kriegsteini Sereno et al. 2009 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

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

Belongs to Raptorex according to T. D. Carr et al. 2017

See also Delcourt and Grillo 2014, Hone et al. 2011 and Sereno et al. 2009

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

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