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Ornitholestes hermanni

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

Taxonomy
Ornitholestes hermanni was named by Osborn (1903). Its type specimen is AMNH 619, a partial skeleton, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Bone Cabin Quarry (AMNH), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian coarse channel fill sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Coelurus hermanni by Steel (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Ornitholestes hermanni Osborn p. 459 figs. 1-3
1904Ornitholestes hermanni Lambe p. 22
1905Ornitholestes hermanni Lambe p. 23
1914Ornitholestes hermanni Lambe p. 130
1916Ornitholestes hermanni Osborn p. 735
1931Ornitholestes hermanni Stromer p. 18
1934Ornitholestes hermanni Stromer p. 79
1935Ornitholestes hermanni Lowe p. 420
1964Ornitholestes hermani Tatarinov p. 533
1970Coelurus hermanni Steel p. 15
1980Ornitholestes hermanni Molnar p. 134 fig. 3
1980Ornitholestes hermanni Ostrom p. 249
1983Ornitholestes hermanni Rich et al. p. 285 fig. 7
1984Ornitholestes hermanni Welles p. 172
1988Ornitholestes hermanni Paul p. 5 fig. 1
1994Ornitholestes hermanni Chure et al. p. 309
1996Ornitholestes hermani Novas p. 676
1997Ornitholestes hermanni Norell and Makovicky p. 11
1997Ornitholestes hermanni Vickaryous and Ryan p. 488
2000Ornitholestes hermanni Chure p. 2
2000Ornitholestes hermanni Foster and Chure p. 8 fig. 3
2003Ornitholestes hermanni Rauhut pp. 26-27
2004Ornitholestes hermanni Holtz, Jr. et al. p. 76
2005Ornitholestes hermanni Carpenter et al. p. 24
2006Ornitholestes hermanni Chure et al. p. 236
2006Ornitholestes hermanni Hunt and Lucas p. 116
2006Ornitholestes hermanni Martínez and Novas p. 243
2006Ornitholestes hermanni Mateus p. 231
2007Ornitholestes hermanni Gishlick and Gauthier p. 572
2007Ornitholestes hermanni Turner et al. p. 6
2009Ornitholestes hermanni Bever and Norell p. 20
2010Ornitholestes hermanni Chiappe and Göhlich p. 263
2012Ornitholestes hermanni Carrano et al. p. 238
2015Ornitholestes hermanni White et al. p. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
familyCompsognathidae
genusOrnitholestes
specieshermanni

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. T. Carrano et al. 2012Coelurosaurian with: (1) teeth of premaxilla prominent, larger than maxillary teeth and bearing flattened apex; and (2) retroarticular process offset medially from lateral edge of mandible (all from Rauhut 2003).