Alvarezsaurus calvoi 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

Belongs to Alvarezsaurus according to V. R. Alifanov and R. Barsbold 2009

See also Agnolin et al. 2012, Bonaparte 1991, Bonaparte 1996, Candeiro and Harris 2012, Chiappe 1996, Chiappe 2002, Chiappe and Calvo 1994, Chiappe et al. 1996, Chiappe et al. 2002, Filippi et al. 2016, Longrich and Currie 2009, Machado et al. 2008, Martinelli and Vera 2007, Martínez and Novas 2006, Novas 1994, Novas 1996, Novas 1997, Novas 1997, Padian 2004, Turner et al. 2007, Turner et al. 2009 and Xu et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUCPv-54, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Boca del Sapo, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, which is in a Santonian fluvial-deltaic sandstone in the Bajo de la Carpa Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Boca del Sapo, Universidad Nacional del Comahue

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