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Variraptor Le Loeuff and Buffetaut 1998 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65135

Full reference: J. Le Loeuff and E. Buffetaut. 1998. A new dromaeosaurid theropod from the Upper Cretaceous of southern France. Oryctos 1:105-112

Parent taxon: Dromaeosauridae according to P. Chanthasit and E. Buffetaut 2009

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

Subtaxa: Variraptor mechinorum

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore