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Alectrosaurus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Alectrosaurus Gilmore pp. 33-35
1938Alectrosaurus Riabinin p. 126
1956Alectrosaurus Romer p. 616
1958Alectrosaurus Huene p. 205
1964Alectrosaurus Tatarinov p. 540
1966Alectrosaurus Romer p. 369
1970Alectrosaurus Steel p. 40
1976Alectrosaurus Kurzanov
1977Alectrosaurus Perle p. 104
1977Alectrosaurus Rozhdestvensky p. 112
1983Alectrosaurus Barsbold p. 95
1986Alectrosaurus Gauthier p. 9
1988Alectrosaurus Carroll
1989Alectrosaurus Kurzanov p. 5
1989Alectrosaurus Mader and Bradley pp. 47-48
1990Alectrosaurus Molnar et al. p. 190
1992Alectrosaurus Currie p. 246
1992Alectrosaurus Dong p. 165
1993Alectrosaurus Currie and Eberth p. 138
1995Alectrosaurus Nessov pp. 39-40
1996Alectrosaurus Buffetaut et al. p. 691
1997Alectrosaurus Barsbold p. 448
1997Alectrosaurus Buffetaut et al. p. 179
1997Alectrosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 53A
1997Alectrosaurus Norell p. 101
1998Alectrosaurus Sereno p. 65
1999Alectrosaurus Manabe p. 1176
2000Alectrosaurus Currie p. 447
2001Alectrosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 68 fig. 7.2
2003Alectrosaurus Currie et al. p. 231
2003Alectrosaurus Rauhut p. 43
2004Alectrosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 113
2009Alectrosaurus Turner et al. p. 11

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
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
genusAlectrosaurus

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
Measurements
partNmean
femur circumference1215.0
tibia circumference1201.0

Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 1000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 300 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-24 13:10:58
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:10:58
Source: g = genus, subo = suborder, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Cenomanian to the top of the Late/Upper Campanian or 99.60000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (20 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Uzbekistan (Navoi) A. sp. (58475)
Cenomanian - Santonian100.5 - 83.6Mongolia (Omnogov) A. olseni (67974)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Uzbekistan (Karakalpakstan) A. sp. (58490)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Kazakhstan (Qyzylorda) A. sp. (58592)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Karakalpakstan) A. sp. (59697)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) A. sp. (46959 58158 58159 58161 58164 58166 58167 58168 58177)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6Tajikistan (Asht) A. sp. (53132)
Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian86.3 - 70.6Kazakhstan (Qyzylorda) A. sp. (53134)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5Tajikistan A. sp. (58701)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6China (Nei Mongol) A. olseni (49355 49356 49369)