Deinonychus antirrhopus Ostrom 1969 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Alternative combination: Velociraptor antirrhopus

Full reference: J. H. Ostrom. 1969. A new theropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Montana. Postilla 128:1-17

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

See also Apesteguía et al. 2011, Bever and Norell 2009, Brinkman et al. 1998, Buffetaut et al. 1986, Burnham et al. 2000, Chanthasit and Buffetaut 2009, Chiappe 2002, Chiappe et al. 1996, Choiniere et al. 2010, Delcourt and Grillo 2014, DePalma et al. 2015, Gauthier 1986, Gishlick and Gauthier 2007, Godefroit et al. 2008, Gong et al. 2012, Juárez Valieri et al. 2007, Kiernan and Schwimmer 2004, Knoll and Ruiz-Omeñaca 2009, Langston 1974, Le Loeuff et al. 1992, Le Loeuff and Buffetaut 1998, Lipka 1998, Lisak 1980, Martínez and Novas 2006, Maxwell 1997, Molnar 1974, Molnar 1978, Molnar 1980, Molnar 1980, Molnar and Pledge 1980, Naish 1999, Norell and Makovicky 1997, Norell and Makovicky 1999, Norell and Makovicky 2004, Novas 1996, Osmólska 1996, Osmólska and Roniewicz 1970, Osmólska et al. 1972, Ostrom 1969, Ostrom 1969, Ostrom 1970, Parsons and Parsons 2004, Parsons and Parsons 2009, Paul 1988, Paul 1988, Prieto-Marquez et al. 2012, Rauhut 2003, Sampson and Witmer 2007, Senter 2007, Senter et al. 2004, Sues 1977, Sues 1980, Sues and Averianov 2014, Torices et al. 2008, Turner 1997, Turner et al. 2007, Weishampel 2006 and White et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: YPM 5205. Its type locality is YPM 64-75, Edwards Ranch, which is in an Albian fluvial-lacustrine claystone in the Cloverly Formation of Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 316.0, femur circumference 119.0, humerus diameter 19.5, radius diameter 9.75, tibia diameter 71.6, ulna diameter 12.1

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (30: Maryland, Montana, Oklahoma, Wyoming collections)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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