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Sinornithosaurus Xu et al. 1999 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68204

Full reference: X. Xu, X.-L. Wang, and X.-C. Wu. 1999. A dromaeosaurid dinosaur with a filamentous integument from the Yixian Formation of China. Nature 401:262-266

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

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

Subtaxa: Sinornithosaurus haoiana, Sinornithosaurus millenii

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Type: Sinornithosaurus millenii

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore