Alvarezsaurus Bonaparte 1991 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Alvarezsauridae

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte. 1991. Los vertebrados fósiles de la Formación Rio Colorado, de la Ciudad de Neuquén y Cercanías, Cretácico Superior, Argentina [The vertebrate fossils of the Rio Colorado Formation, from the city of Neuquén and surrounding areas, Upper Cretaceous, Argentina]. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" e Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales: Paleontología 4(3):17-123

Parent taxon: Alvarezsauridae according to F. L. Agnolin et al. 2012

See also Bonaparte 1991, Bonaparte 1996, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Chiappe 1996, Chiappe 2002, Chiappe et al. 1996, Chiappe et al. 1998, Chiappe et al. 2002, Choiniere et al. 2010, Holtz 1995, Longrich and Currie 2009, Martinelli and Vera 2007, Martínez and Novas 2006, Nesbitt et al. 2011, Novas 1994, Novas 1996, Novas 1997, Padian 2004, Salgado et al. 2009, Turner et al. 2009 and Xu et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Achillesaurus, Alnashetri, Elopteryx, Kol, Patagonykinae

Subtaxa: Alvarezsaurus calvoi

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Type: Alvarezsaurus calvoi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Boca del Sapo, Universidad Nacional del Comahue (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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