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Raptorex kriegsteini

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Raptorex kriegsteini was named by Sereno et al. (2009). Its type specimen is LH PV18, a skeleton (partially articulated skeleton with most of the skull and postcranial skeleton lacking portions of the forelimb and the distal one-half of the tail), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Raptorex type locality, which is in a Barremian/Aptian fluvial sandstone in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Raptorex.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Raptorex kriegsteini Sereno et al.
2011Raptorex kriegsteini Hone et al. p. 495
2014Raptorex kriegsteini Delcourt and Grillo p. 311
2017Raptorex kriegsteini Carr et al. p. 14s

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
superfamilyTyrannosauroidea
genusRaptorex
specieskriegsteini

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available