Dryptosaurus Marsh 1877 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Synonyms: Laelaps Cope 1866, Laelops Cope 1866

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of a new and gigantic dinosaur. American Journal of Science and Arts 14:87-88

Parent taxon: Tyrannosauroidea according to T. D. Carr et al. 2017

See also Baird and Horner 1979, Breithaupt 1985, Buscalioni and Sanz 1984, Carr et al. 2005, Carr et al. 2011, Carroll 1988, Cope 1866, Cope 1866, Cope 1867, Cope 1869, Cope 1869, Cope 1877, Cope 1877, Denton 1990, Depéret 1899, Depéret 1900, Depéret and Savornin 1925, Depéret and Savornin 1928, Dodson 1997, Dollo 1884, Estes 1964, Gauthier 1986, Gautier 1901, Gilmore 1920, Gilmore 1946, Hay 1902, Holtz 1996, Holtz 2000, Holtz 2004, Huene 1909, Huene 1923, Huene 1926, Huene 1927, Huxley 1870, Lambe 1905, Lu et al. 2014, Lull 1924, Lydekker 1888, Maleev 1968, Marsh 1877, Marsh 1877, Marsh 1882, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1884, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Matthew 1915, Matthew and Brown 1922, Miller 1955, Molnar 1980, Nopcsa 1928, Osborn 1905, Ostrom 1965, Padian 1997, Paul 1988, Rapp 1944, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1930, Russell 1984, Sauvage 1882, Steel 1970, Stromer 1931, Tatarinov 1964, Vetter 1884, von Zittel 1911, Walker 1964, Weishampel 2006, Williston 1878, Yun 2017 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Alectrosaurus, Alioramini, Appalachiosaurus, Aublysodon, Aviatyrannis, Bagaraatan, Bistahieversor, Calamosaurus, Chingkankousaurus, Deinodon, Dilong, Diplotomodon, Eotyrannus, Juratyrant, Labocania, Proceratosauridae, Raptorex, Santanaraptor, Stokesosaurus, Teihivenator, Timimus, Timurlengia, Tomodon horrificus, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis, Xiongguanlong

Subtaxa: Dryptosaurus aquilunguis Laelaps explanatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (13: Delaware, New Jersey, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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