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Alectrosaurus Gilmore 1933 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 38610

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

Parent taxon: Tyrannosauroidea according to T. R. Holtz 2004

Sister taxa: Alioramini, Appalachiosaurus, Aublysodon, Aviatyrannis, Bagaraatan, Bistahieversor, Calamosaurus, Chingkankousaurus, Deinodon, Dilong, Diplotomodon, Dryptosaurus, Eotyrannus, Juratyrant, Labocania, Proceratosauridae, Raptorex, Santanaraptor, Stokesosaurus, Teihivenator, Timimus, Timurlengia, Tomodon horrificus, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis, Xiongguanlong

Subtaxa: Alectrosaurus olseni

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Type: Alectrosaurus olseni

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore