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Chirostenotes Gilmore 1924 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38555

Alternative spelling: Cheirostenotes

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1924. A new coelurid dinosaur from the Belly River Cretaceous of Alberta. Canada Department of Mines Geological Survey Bulletin (Geological Series) 38(43):1-12

Parent taxon: Caenagnathidae according to G. F. Funston and P. J. Currie 2016

Sister taxa: Anomalipes, Anzu, Apatoraptor, Beibeilong, Caenagnathasia, Caenagnathinae, Caenagnathus, Elmisaurinae, Elmisaurus, Epichirostenotes, Gigantoraptor, Hagryphus, Leptorhynchos, Macrophalangia, Microvenator, Ojoraptorsaurus

Subtaxa: Chirostenotes elegans, Chirostenotes pergracilis

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Type: Chirostenotes pergracilis

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore