Velociraptor mongoliensis Osborn 1924 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Alternative combinations: Velociraptor mongoliense, Velocirator mongoliensis

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1924. Three new Theropoda, Protoceratops zone, central Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 144:1-12

Belongs to Velociraptor according to N. R. Longrich and P. J. Currie 2009

See also Balanoff et al. 2009, Barsbold 1974, Barsbold 1983, Barsbold and Osmólska 1999, Bever and Norell 2009, Bohlin 1953, Brusatte et al. 2013, Buffetaut et al. 1986, Burnham et al. 2000, Burnham et al. 2004, Chanthasit and Buffetaut 2009, Chao 1980, Chiappe 2002, Chiappe et al. 1996, Colbert and Russell 1969, Currie 1992, Currie 1997, Currie 2000, Delcourt and Grillo 2014, Dong 1992, Fanti et al. 2012, Frederickson et al. 2018, Funston and Currie 2016, Funston et al. 2015, Gauthier 1986, Godefroit et al. 2008, Godfrey and Currie 2004, Gong et al. 2012, Huene 1927, Kielan-Jaworowska 1984, Lambert et al. 2001, Le Loeuff and Buffetaut 1998, Li et al. 1986, Longrich 2008, Longrich et al. 2010, Lü et al. 2005, Makovicky and Norell 1998, Matsukawa and Obata 1994, Norell and Makovicky 1997, Norell and Makovicky 1999, Norell et al. 2000, Norell and Makovicky 2004, Norell et al. 2009, Osborn 1924, Osmólska 1996, Osmólska 1997, Osmólska 1997, Osmólska 1997, Ostrom 1969, Parsons and Parsons 2015, Paul 1988, Paul 1988, Prieto-Marquez et al. 2012, Rauhut 2003, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Ryan 1997, Senter 2007, Senter et al. 2004, Shuvalov 2000, Steel 1970, Sues 1977, Tatarinov 1964, Tsogtbaatar et al. 2014, Turner et al. 2007, van der Lubbe et al. 2009, Welles 1984, Xu and Han 2010, Young 1935, Young 1958 and Zheng et al. 2009

Sister taxon: Velociraptor osmolskae

Type specimen: AMNH 6515, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Shabarakh Usu (AMNH loc. 12049), which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 16.7, tibiotarsus diameter 16.3

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections), Mongolia (7), Tajikistan (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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