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Boreonykus Bell and Currie 2016 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 333797

Full reference: P. R. Bell and P. J. Currie. 2016. A high-latitude dromaeosaurid, Boreonykus certekorum, gen. et sp. nov. (Theropoda), from the upper Campanian Wapiti Formation, west-central Alberta. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(1):e1034359:1-9

Parent taxon: Dromaeosauridae according to P. R. Bell and P. J. Currie 2016

Sister taxa: Achillobator, Adasaurus, Atrociraptor, Austroraptor, Balaur, Bambiraptor, Buitreraptor, Dakotaraptor, Deinonychus, Dromaeosaurinae, Dromaeosauroides, Dromaeosaurus, Eudromaeosauria, Graciliraptor, Hesperonychus, Linheraptor, Luanchuanraptor, Mahakala, Microraptor, Microraptorinae, Nuthetes, Pyroraptor, Richardoestesia, Shanag, Sinornithosaurus, Tianyuraptor, Tsaagan, Unenlagia, Unenlagiinae, Utahraptor, Variraptor, Velociraptor

Subtaxa: Boreonykus certekorum

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Type: Boreonykus certekorum

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore