Clade Eumaniraptora Padian et al. 1999 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: K. Padian, J. R. Hutchinson, and T. R. Holtz, Jr. 1999. Phylogenetic definitions and nomenclature of the major taxonomic categories of the carnivorous Dinosauria (Theropoda). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19(1):69-80

Parent taxon: Paraves according to P. Godefroit et al. 2013

See also Holtz 2000, Maryanska et al. 2002 and Padian et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Anchiornis, Aves, Caihong, Deinonychosauria, Eosinopteryx, Epidendrosaurus, Epidexipteryx, Paronychodon, Pneumatoraptor, Serikornis, Xiaotingia, Zhongornis

Subtaxa: Dromaeosauria Pedopenna

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Daohugou (Jurassic of China)

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