Richardoestesia Currie et al. 1990 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Full reference: P. J. Currie, J. K. Rigby, Jr., and R. E. Sloan. 1990. Theropod teeth from the Judith River Formation of southern Alberta, Canada. In K. Carpenter and P. J. Currie (eds.), Dinosaur Systematics: Perspectives and Approaches. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 107-125

Parent taxon: Dromaeosauridae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Carbot-Chanona and Rivera-Sylva 2011, Currie et al. 1990, Eberth et al. 2001, Holtz et al. 2004, Jasinski et al. 2011, Longrich 2008, Longrich 2008, Peng et al. 2001, Sankey et al. 2002, Sankey et al. 2005, Torices et al. 2015, Williamson and Brusatte 2014 and Zinke 1998

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

Subtaxa: Richardoestesia asiatica Richardoestesia gilmorei Richardoestesia isosceles

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Type: Richardoestesia gilmorei

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (58: Alberta collections), Mexico (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (7), United States (87: Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic of Portugal (2)

Total: 160 collections including 170 occurrences

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