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†subfamily Microraptorinae Senter et al. 2004 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Alternative spelling: Microraptoria

Full reference: P. Senter, R. Barsbold, B. B. Britt and D. A. Burnham. 2004. Systematics and evolution of Dromaeosauridae (Dinosauria, Theropoda). Bulletin of the Gunma Museum of Natural History 8:1-20

Parent taxon: Dromaeosauridae according to G. Han et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Balaur, Bambiraptor, Buitreraptor, Dromaeosaurinae, Dromaeosauroides, Dromaeosaurus, Eudromaeosauria, Linheraptor, Luanchuanraptor, Mahakala, Nuthetes, Pyroraptor, Richardoestesia, Saurornitholestes, Tsaagan, Unenlagiinae, Variraptor, Velociraptor

Subtaxa: Changyuraptor, Graciliraptor, Hesperonychus, Microraptor, Shanag, Sinornithosaurus, Tianyuraptor

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore