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Ornitholestes Osborn 1903 (compsognathid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38529

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

Parent taxon: Compsognathidae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

Sister taxa: Aniksosaurus, Aristosuchus, Compsognathinae, Compsognathus, Huaxiagnathus, Mirischia, Nqwebasaurus, Scipionyx, Sinocalliopteryx

Subtaxa: Ornitholestes hermanni

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore