Alectrosaurus olseni Gilmore 1933 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Alternative combinations: Albertosaurus olseni, Alectrosaurus olsoni

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1933. On the dinosaurian fauna of the Iren Dabasu Formation. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 68(2-3):23-78

Belongs to Alectrosaurus according to T. R. Holtz 2004

See also Baird and Horner 1979, Barsbold 1997, Currie 1992, Currie 2000, Currie and Eberth 1993, Currie et al. 2003, Dong 1992, Gauthier 1986, Gilmore 1933, Holtz 2001, Hone et al. 2011, Mader and Bradley 1989, Manabe 1999, Molnar et al. 1990, Nessov 1995, Novas 1996, Paul 1988, Perle 1977, Rauhut 2003, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell and Dong 1994, Steel 1970, Tsuihiji et al. 2015, Turner et al. 2009, Young 1935 and Yu and Qi 1986

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 6368. Its type locality is AMNH quarry 136, Iren Dabasu, which is in a Campanian/Campanian fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Iren Dabasu Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur circumference 215.0, tibia circumference 201.0

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (3 collections), Mongolia (1)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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