Falcarius utahensis Kirkland et al. 2005 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: J. I. Kirkland, L. E. Zanno, S. D. Sampson, J. M. Clark, and D. D. DeBlieux. 2005. A primitive therizinosauroid dinsoaur from the Early Cretaceous of Utah. Nature 435(3468):84-87

Belongs to Falcarius according to H. Pu et al. 2013

See also Brusatte et al. 2013, Delcourt and Grillo 2014, Kirkland et al. 2005, Li et al. 2007, Naish and Martill 2007, Qian et al. 2012, Senter et al. 2012, Suarez et al. 2007, Suarez et al. 2007, Zanno 2006, Zanno 2010 and Zanno et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UMNH VP 15000. Its type locality is Crystal Geyser Quarry (UMNH VP Loc. 157), which is in a Barremian spring mudstone/limestone in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Crystal Geyser Quarry (UMNH VP Loc. 157)

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