Imperobator antarcticus Ely and Case 2019 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: R. C. Ely and J. A. Case. 2019. Phylogeny of a new gigantic paravian (Theropoda; Coelurosauria; Maniraptora) from the Upper Cretaceous of James Ross Island, Antarctica. Cretaceous Research 101:1-16

Belongs to Imperobator according to R. C. Ely and J. A. Case 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 276000, a set of postcrania (Fragmented left pes and other smaller fragments from the right pes. Pedal material preserved includes: the distal portion of the tibia; an incomplete astragalus). Its type locality is Imperobator-type locality, which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine sandstone/mudstone in the Snow Hill Island Formation of Antarctica.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Imperobator-type locality

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