Dromaeosaurus Matthew and Brown 1922 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and B. Brown. 1922. The family Deinodontidae, with notice of a new genus from the Cretaceous of Alberta. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 46(6):367-385

Parent taxon: Dromaeosauridae according to R. Pei et al. 2014

See also Antunes and Sigogneau 1992, Barco and Ruiz-Omeñaca 2001, Barsbold and Osmólska 1999, Breithaupt 1985, Brown and Druckenmiller 2011, Burnham et al. 2004, Carroll 1988, Clemens 1986, Colbert and Russell 1969, Coulton 1976, Currie 1987, Currie 1992, Currie 1995, Currie 1997, Currie 2000, Currie et al. 1990, Currie and Varricchio 2004, Dodson 1983, Eberth 1997, Eberth et al. 2001, Ezcurra 2009, Gauthier 1986, Gianechini et al. 2011, Godefroit et al. 2008, Godefroit et al. 2009, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Huene 1927, Kiernan and Schwimmer 2004, Kurzanov 1976, Larson and Currie 2013, Le Loeuff and Buffetaut 1998, Longrich 2008, Longrich and Currie 2009, Matthew and Brown 1922, Molnar 1978, Molnar 1980, Nopcsa 1928, Norell and Makovicky 2004, Osmólska 1996, Ostrom 1965, Ostrom 1969, Parsch 1963, Paul 1988, Peng et al. 2001, Porfiri et al. 2011, Rauhut 2003, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1930, Russell 1935, Russell 1984, Sankey et al. 2002, Santafé et al. 1982, Senter et al. 2004, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Smith 2007, Steel 1970, Stromer 1934, Sues 1977, Sues 1978, Sues and Averianov 2014, Tatarinov 1964, Thulborn 1984, Torices et al. 2015, Turner et al. 2007, Williamson and Brusatte 2014, Wolberg 1980 and Zinke 1998

Sister taxa: Achillobator, Adasaurus, Atrociraptor, Austroraptor, Balaur, Bambiraptor, Boreonykus, Buitreraptor, Dakotaraptor, Deinonychus, Dromaeosaurinae, Dromaeosauroides, Eudromaeosauria, Graciliraptor, Halszkaraptorinae, Hesperonychus, Linheraptor, Luanchuanraptor, Microraptor, Microraptorinae, Nuthetes, Pyroraptor, Richardoestesia, Shanag, Sinornithosaurus, Tianyuraptor, Tsaagan, Unenlagia, Unenlagiinae, Utahraptor, Variraptor, Velociraptor, Zhenyuanlong

Subtaxa: Dromaeosaurus albertensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (26: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), the Russian Federation (1), United States (16: Alaska, Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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