Utahraptor Kirkland et al. 1993 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Full reference: J. I. Kirkland, D. Burge, and R. Gaston. 1993. A large dromaeosaur (Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of eastern Utah. Hunteria 2(10):1-16

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

See also Apesteguía et al. 2011, Barco and Ruiz-Omeñaca 2001, Britt et al. 2009, Britt and Stadtman 1997, Burnham et al. 2004, Currie 1995, Currie 1997, Currie 2000, Godefroit et al. 2008, Kiernan and Schwimmer 2004, Longrich and Currie 2009, Norell and Makovicky 2004, Rauhut 2003, Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo 2003, Senter et al. 2004, Senter et al. 2012, Smith 1997, Sues and Averianov 2014, Turner et al. 2007 and Williamson and Brusatte 2014

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

Subtaxa: Utahraptor ostrommaysi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Utah collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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