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Ornitholestes hermanni Osborn 1903 (compsognathid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 55484

Alternative combinations: Coelurus hermanni, Ornitholestes hermani

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1903. Ornitholestes hermanni, a new compsognathoid dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19(12):459-464

Belongs to Ornitholestes according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 619, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Bone Cabin Quarry (AMNH), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian coarse channel fill sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 207.0, humerus length 127.0, radius length 84.0, skull length 138.0, tibia length 159.0

Estimated body mass: 23.7 kg based on femur length