Utahraptor ostrommaysi

U. ostrommaysi

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Deinonychosauria 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Cladus: Avemetatarsalia
Cladus: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauriformes
Cladus: Dracohors
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Eusaurischia
Subordo: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Cladus: Averostra
Cladus: Tetanurae
Cladus: Avetheropoda
Cladus: Coelurosauria
Cladus: Tyrannoraptora
Cladus: Maniraptoromorpha
Cladus: Maniraptoriformes
Cladus: Maniraptora
Cladus: Pennaraptora
Cladus: Paraves
Cladus: Eumaniraptora
Cladus: †Deinonychosauria

Familia: †Dromaeosauridae
Subfamilia: †Velociraptorinae
Genus: †Utahraptor
Species: †Utahraptor ostrommaysi

Name

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Utahraptor ostrommaysi Kirkland, Gaston & Burge, 1993

Holotype: CEUM 184

Type locality and horizon: United States, Robert Gaston Quarry, Cedar Mountain Formation; Barremian pond siltstone/limestone

Etymology: named after John Harold Ostrom, for his works on dromaeosaurids, and Chris Mays, president of Dinamation and supporter of the Utahraptor's research. [Kirkland et al., 1993: page 5]

Synonyms

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  • Utahraptor ostrommaysorum (unjustified emendation)

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