ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
†unranked clade Maniraptora Gauthier 1986 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 55486

Full reference: J. A. Gauthier. 1986. Saurischian monophyly and the origin of birds. The Origin of Birds and the Evolution of Flight, K. Padian (ed.), Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 8:1-55

Parent taxon: Coelurosauria according to P. J. Makovicky et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Alvarezsauria, Aorun, Bicentenaria, Bressanichnus, Britoichnium, Coeluridae, Coelurus, Compsognathidae, Defarrariischnium, Halticosauridae, Ignotornis, Juravenator, Lapparentichnus, Lourinhanosaurus, Maniraptoriformes, Megalosaurus lonzeensis, Nedcolbertia, Ngexisaurus, Ornithomimipodidae, Plesiothornipus, Satapliasaurus, Sinosauropteryx, Tanycolagreus, Taupezia, Tugulusaurus, Tyrannosauroidea, Xinjiangovenator, Xiuningpus, Zuolong

Subtaxa: Alvarezsauridae, Alvarezsauroidea, Anchiornithidae, Avialae, Fukuivenator, Montanoolithidae, Oviraptorosauria, Palaeopteryx, Paraves, Yixianosaurus

View classification

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore