Microvenator Ostrom 1970 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

Full reference: J. H. Ostrom. 1970. Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Bighorn Basin area, Wyoming and Montana. Peabody Museum Bulletin 35:1-234

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

See also Balanoff et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Currie and Russell 1985, Holtz 1996, Holtz 2000, Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Lü et al. 2015, Lü et al. 2004, Lü and Zhang 2005, Mackovicky and Sues 1997, Makovicky and Sues 1998, Molnar 1980, Osmolska 1990, Osmólska et al. 2004, Ostrom 1970, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003, Russell 1984, Russell and Dong 1994, Senter et al. 2004, Tsuihiji et al. 2015 and Zhao 1983

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

Subtaxa: Microvenator celer Microvenator chagyabi

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Type: Microvenator celer

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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