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Microvenator Ostrom 1970 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38532

Full reference: J. H. Ostrom. 1970. Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Bighorn Basin area, Wyoming and Montana. Peabody Museum Bulletin 35:1-234

Parent taxon: Caenagnathidae according to G. F. Funston and P. J. Currie 2016

Sister taxa: Anomalipes, Anzu, Apatoraptor, Beibeilong, Caenagnathasia, Caenagnathinae, Caenagnathus, Chirostenotes, Elmisaurinae, Elmisaurus, Epichirostenotes, Gigantoraptor, Hagryphus, Leptorhynchos, Macrophalangia, Ojoraptorsaurus

Subtaxa: Microvenator celer, Microvenator chagyabi

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Type: Microvenator celer

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore