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Alectrosaurus olseni Gilmore 1933 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 57253

Alternative combinations: Albertosaurus olseni, Alectrosaurus olsoni

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1933. On the dinosaurian fauna of the Iren Dabasu Formation. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 68(2-3):23-78

Belongs to Alectrosaurus according to T. R. Holtz 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 6368. Its type locality is AMNH quarry 136, Iren Dabasu, which is in a Campanian/Campanian fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Iren Dabasu Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 661.0, femur circumference 215.0, tibia length 748.0, tibia circumference 201.0

Estimated body mass: 610.1 kg based on femur length