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Pyroraptor Allain and Taquet 2000 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65133

Full reference: R. Allain and P. Taquet. 2000. A new genus of Dromaeosauridae (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of France. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(2):404-407

Parent taxon: Dromaeosauridae according to P. Chanthasit and E. Buffetaut 2009

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

Subtaxa: Pyroraptor olympius

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Type: Pyroraptor olympius

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore