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Richardoestesia gilmorei Currie et al. 1990 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58874

Full reference: P. J. Currie, J. K. Rigby, Jr., and R. E. Sloan. 1990. Theropod teeth from the Judith River Formation of southern Alberta, Canada. In K. Carpenter and P. J. Currie (eds.), Dinosaur Systematics: Perspectives and Approaches. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 107-125

Belongs to Richardoestesia according to T. R. Holtz et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Richardoestesia asiatica, Richardoestesia isosceles

Type specimen: NMC 343, a tooth. Its type locality is 2.5 miles south of mouth, Sand Creek (200 ft level), which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore