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Buitreraptor Makovicky et al. 2005 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68201

Full reference: P. J. Makovicky, S. Apesteguía, and F. L. Agnolín. 2005. The earliest dromaeosaurid theropod from South America. Nature 437:1007-1011

Parent taxon: Dromaeosauridae according to R. Pei et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Achillobator, Adasaurus, Atrociraptor, Austroraptor, Balaur, Bambiraptor, Boreonykus, 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: Buitreraptor gonzalezorum

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Type: Buitreraptor gonzalezorum

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore