PaleoDB taxon number: 64133
Alternative combinations: Rahona ostromi, Rahonavis ostromii
Full reference: C. A. Forster, S. D. Sampson, L. M. Chiappe and D. W. Krause. 1998. The theropod ancestry of birds: new evidence from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Science 279:1915-1919
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: University of Antananarivo 8656, a partial skeleton (largely complete postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is MAD93-18 (SUNY), which is in a Maastrichtian channel sandstone in the Maevarano Formation of Madagascar.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Average measurements (in mm): femur length 87.5, radius length 126.9, scapula length 82.2, tibia length 120.0, ulna length 132.2