Santanaraptor Kellner 1999 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: A. W. A. Kellner. 1999. Short note on a new dinosaur (Theropoda, Coelurosauria) from the Santana Formation (Romualdo Member, Albian), northeastern Brazil. Boletim do Museu Nacional, Nova Série 49:1-8

Parent taxon: Tyrannosauroidea according to T. R. Holtz 2004

See also Kellner 1999 and Martínez and Novas 2006

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

Subtaxa: Santanaraptor placidus

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Type: Santanaraptor placidus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Santana do Cariri (general) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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