Achillobator giganticus Perle et al. 1999 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Full reference: A. Perle, M. A. Norell, and J. M. Clark. 1999. A new maniraptoran theropod—Achillobator giganticus (Dromaeosauridae)—from the Upper Cretaceous of Burkhant, Mongolia. Contributions of the Department of Geology, National University of Mongolia 101:1-105

Belongs to Achillobator according to N. R. Longrich and P. J. Currie 2009

See also Burnham et al. 2000, Godefroit et al. 2008, Norell and Makovicky 2004, Perle et al. 1999, Senter et al. 2004 and Turner et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNUFR-15, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Burkhant (MNUFR) , which is in a Cenomanian/Santonian channel sandstone/mudstone in the Baynshire Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Burkhant (MNUFR)

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