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Utahraptor Kirkland et al. 1993 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 54557

Full reference: J. I. Kirkland, D. Burge, and R. Gaston. 1993. A large dromaeosaur (Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of eastern Utah. Hunteria 2(10):1-16

Parent taxon: Dromaeosauridae according to R. Pei et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Achillobator, Adasaurus, Atrociraptor, Austroraptor, Balaur, Bambiraptor, Boreonykus, Buitreraptor, Dakotaraptor, Deinonychus, Dromaeosaurinae, Dromaeosauroides, Dromaeosaurus, Eudromaeosauria, Graciliraptor, Halszkaraptorinae, Hesperonychus, Linheraptor, Luanchuanraptor, Microraptor, Microraptorinae, Nuthetes, Pyroraptor, Richardoestesia, Shanag, Sinornithosaurus, Tianyuraptor, Tsaagan, Unenlagia, Unenlagiinae, Variraptor, Velociraptor, Zhenyuanlong

Subtaxa: Utahraptor ostrommaysi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore