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Raptorex Sereno et al. 2009 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 154174

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, L. Tan, S. L. Brusatte, H. J. Kriegstein, X. Zhao and K. Cloward. 2009. Tyrannosaurid skeletal design first evolved at small body size. Science

Parent taxon: Tyrannosauroidea according to J. Lu et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Alectrosaurus, Alioramini, Appalachiosaurus, Aublysodon, Aviatyrannis, Bagaraatan, Bistahieversor, Calamosaurus, Chingkankousaurus, Deinodon, Dilong, Diplotomodon, Dryptosaurus, Eotyrannus, Juratyrant, Labocania, Laelaps macropus, Proceratosauridae, Santanaraptor, Stokesosaurus, Timimus, Timurlengia, Tomodon horrificus, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis, Xiongguanlong

Subtaxa: Raptorex kriegsteini

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Type: Raptorex kriegsteini

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore