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Ornithomimus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae

Taxonomy
Ornithomimus was named by Marsh (1890). It is the type genus of Ornithomiminae.

It was assigned to Ornithopoda by Gadow (1897); to Coeluria by Huene (1914); to Compsognathidae by Huene (1909), von Zittel (1911) and Huene (1914); to Coeluridae by Huene (1914); to Coelurosauria by Huene (1958); to Theropoda by Joleaud (1922) and Ostrom (1965); to Coelurosauridae by Osmólska and Roniewicz (1970); to Ornithomimosauria by Osmólska (1997); to Ornithomiminae by Nopcsa (1928), Paul (1988), Sereno (1998) and Ji et al. (2003); and to Ornithomimidae by Zittel (1890), Cannon (1890), Marsh (1890), Marsh (1895), Marsh (1896), Lambe (1902), Hay (1902), Lambe (1905), Brown (1914), Huene (1920), Gilmore (1920), Matthew and Brown (1922), Huene (1923), Lull (1924), Huene (1926), Huene (1927), Russell (1930), Gilmore (1933), Huene (1934), Stromer (1934), Huene (1934), Romer (1956), Parsch (1963), Tatarinov (1964), Estes (1964), Romer (1966), Miller (1967), Russell and Chamney (1967), Steel (1970), Swinton (1970), Osmólska et al. (1972), Russell (1972), Coulton (1976), Baird and Horner (1979), Molnar (1980), Barsbold (1981), McIntosh (1981), Nicholls and Russell (1981), Barsbold (1983), Zhao (1983), Dodson (1983), Thulborn (1984), Russell (1984), Breithaupt (1985), DeCourten and Russell (1985), Clemens (1986), Baird (1986), Gauthier (1986), Currie (1987), Carroll (1988), Currie (1992), Chatterjee (1993), Ryan (1997), Eberth (1997), Barco and Ruiz-Omeñaca (2001), Eberth et al. (2001), Rauhut (2003), Kobayashi and Barsbold (2003), Makovicky et al. (2004), Kobayashi and Barsbold (2005), Kobayashi and Barsbold (2006), Longrich (2008), Buffetaut et al. (2009), Xu et al. (2011) and Claessens and Loewen (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Ornithomimus Cannon p. 253
1890Ornithomimus Marsh pp. 84-85 figs. 1-4
1890Ornithomimus Zittel p. 767
1892Ornithomimus minutus Marsh
1892Ornithomimus sedens Marsh
1892Ornithomimus minutus Marsh p. 451
1892Ornithomimus sedens Marsh p. 451
1895Ornithomimus Marsh
1896Ornithomimus sedens Marsh p. 205 figs. 49-52
1896Ornithomimus minutus Marsh p. 206
1896Ornithomimus Marsh p. 240
1897Ornithomimus Gadow p. 205
1902Ornithomimus Hay p. 494
1902Ornithomimus minutus Hay p. 494
1902Ornithomimus sedens Hay p. 494
1902Ornithomimus Lambe p. 50
1904Ornithomimus minutus Lambe p. 33
1904Ornithomimus sedens Lambe p. 33
1905Ornithomimus Lambe p. 48
1909Ornithomimus Huene p. 15
1911Ornithomimus von Zittel p. 283
1914Ornithomimus Brown p. 377
1914Ornithomimus Huene p. 146
1920Ornithomimus Gilmore p. 129
1920Ornithomimus sedens Gilmore p. 131 fig. 35
1920Ornithomimus minutus Gilmore pp. 142-144
1920Ornithomimus Huene p. 162
1922Ornithomimus Joleaud p. 60
1922Ornithomimus Matthew and Brown p. 373
1922Ornithomimus sedens Matthew and Brown p. 377
1923Ornithomimus Huene pp. 455-456 fig. 3
1924Ornithomimus Lull p. 232
1926Ornithomimus Huene p. 100
1927Ornithomimus Huene p. 260
1927Ornithomimus sedens Huene p. 260
1928Ornithomimus Nopcsa p. 183
1930Ornithomimus Russell p. 140
1930Ornithomimus sedens Russell p. 140
1933Ornithomimus Gilmore p. 26
1934Ornithomimus Huene p. 19
1934Ornithomimus Stromer p. 80
1935Ornithomimus sedens Lowe p. 418
1956Ornithomimus Romer p. 613
1958Ornithomimus Huene p. 205
1963Ornithomimus Parsch p. 6
1964Ornithomimus Estes p. 143
1964Ornithomimus Tatarinov p. 533
1965Ornithomimus Ostrom p. 39
1965Ornithomimus minutus Ostrom p. 39
1965Ornithomimus sedens Ostrom p. 39
1966Ornithomimus Romer p. 369
1967Ornithomimus Miller p. 232
1967Ornithomimus Russell and Chamney p. 10
1970Ornithomimus Osmólska and Roniewicz p. 18
1970Ornithomimus Steel p. 19
1970Ornithomimus minutus Steel p. 19
1970Ornithomimus sedens Steel p. 19
1970Ornithomimus Swinton p. 131
1970Ornithomimus minutus Swinton p. 131
1970Ornithomimus sedens Swinton p. 131
1972Dromiceiomimus Osmólska et al. p. 104
1972Ornithomimus Osmólska et al. p. 104
1972Ornithomimus sedens Osmólska et al. p. 137
1972Ornithomimus sedens Russell p. 376
1972Ornithomimus Russell p. 379
1972Dromiceiomimus Russell p. 388 fig. 5
1976Dromiceiomimus Coulton p. 177
1976Ornithomimus Coulton p. 177
1979Ornithomimus Baird and Horner p. 9
1980Dromiceiomimus Molnar p. 137
1980Ornithomimus Molnar p. 137
1981Dromiceiomimus Barsbold
1981Ornithomimus Barsbold
1981Ornithomimus McIntosh p. 11
1981Dromiceiomimus Nicholls and Russell p. 518
1981Ornithomimus Nicholls and Russell p. 518
1983Dromiceiomimus Barsbold p. 97
1983Ornithomimus Barsbold p. 97
1983Ornithomimus Dodson p. 95
1983Ornithomimus Zhao p. 304
1984Dromiceiomimus Russell p. 25
1984Ornithomimus Russell p. 25
1984Ornithomimus Thulborn p. 132
1985Ornithomimus Breithaupt p. 169
1985Ornithomimus sedens Breithaupt p. 169
1985Ornithomimus DeCourten and Russell p. 1093
1985Dromiceiomimus DeCourten and Russell p. 1094
1985Ornithomimus sedens DeCourten and Russell p. 1094
1986Ornithomimus Baird p. 78
1986Dromiceiomimus Clemens p. 79
1986Ornithomimus Clemens p. 79
1986Dromiceiomimus Gauthier p. 10
1986Ornithomimus Gauthier p. 10
1986Ornithomimus sedens Gauthier p. 10
1987Dromiceiomimus Currie p. 53
1987Ornithomimus Currie p. 53
1988Dromiceiomimus Carroll
1988Ornithomimus Carroll
1988Ornithomimus Paul p. 384
1992Dromiceiomimus Currie p. 246
1992Ornithomimus Currie p. 246
1993Dromiceiomimus Chatterjee p. 282
1993Ornithomimus Chatterjee p. 282
1996Ornithomimus sedens Novas p. 676
1997Dromiceiomimus Eberth p. 201
1997Ornithomimus Eberth p. 201
1997Dromiceiomimus Osmólska p. 502
1997Ornithomimus Osmólska p. 502
1997Ornithomimus Ryan p. 257
1998Ornithomimus Sereno p. 65
2000Troodon minutus Olshevsky p. 98
2001Ornithomimus Barco and Ruiz-Omeñaca p. 251
2001Dromiceiomimus Eberth et al. p. 58
2001Ornithomimus Eberth et al. p. 58
2003Ornithomimus Ji et al. pp. 16-17 fig. 12
2003Dromiceiomimus Kobayashi and Barsbold p. 68A
2003Ornithomimus Kobayashi and Barsbold p. 68A
2003Dromiceiomimus Rauhut p. 40
2003Ornithomimus Rauhut p. 40
2004Ornithomimus Makovicky et al. p. 138
2005Dromiceiomimus Kobayashi and Barsbold p. 119 fig. 6.11
2005Ornithomimus Kobayashi and Barsbold p. 119 fig. 6.11
2006Ornithomimus Kobayashi and Barsbold p. 204 fig. 8
2008Ornithomimus Longrich p. 983
2008Struthiomimus sedens Longrich p. 983
2009Ornithomimus Buffetaut et al. p. 234
2011Ornithomimus Xu et al. p. 220 fig. 9
2016Ornithomimus Claessens and Loewen p. 2

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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()
Neodiapsida
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptoriformes
Arctometatarsalia
infraorderOrnithomimosauria
familyOrnithomimidae
genusOrnithomimus

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