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Deinonychosauria

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Deinonychosauria Colbert and Russell p. 43
1976Deinonychosauria Barsbold p. 74
1977Deinonychosauria Barsbold p. 50
1983Deinonychosauria Barsbold p. 88
1984Deinonychosauria Russell p. 28
1985Deinonychosauria Gauthier and Padian p. 190 fig. 2
1986Deinonychosauria Gauthier p. 1108
1992Deinonychosauria Novas p. 148
1997Deinonychosauria Sereno p. 444
1998Deinonychosauria Sereno p. 65
1999Deinonychosauria Sereno p. 2139 fig. 2
2003Deinonychosauria Rauhut p. 156
2004Deinonychosauria Senter et al. p. 2 fig. 2
2019Deinonychosauria Hartman et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
infraorderDeinonychosauria
infraorderDeinonychosauria

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 1000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 10 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:39:15
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:39:15
Source: g = genus, subo = suborder, o = order
References: Benton 1983, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Middle Jurassic to the top of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 174.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (647 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Jurassic174.1 - 163.5Niger (Agadez) Paravipus didactyloides (201817)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Late/Upper Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8Portugal (Estremdura) Dromaeosauridae indet. (38680)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1USA (Montana) Dromaeosauridae indet. (69890)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Portugal (Leiria) Troodontidae indet., Velociraptorinae indet., Richardoestesia sp., Dromaeosaurus sp. (24563)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0Spain (Teruel) Dromaeosauridae indet. (85291)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0USA (Wyoming) Hesperornithoides miessleri (74664) Troodontidae indet. (74665)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0USA (Utah) Koparion douglassi (22711)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0Spain (Aragón) Dromaeosauridae indet. (68019)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8USA (Wyoming) Deinonychosauria indet. (22650)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal (Lourinha) Richardoestesia gilmorei (154213)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Romania Dromaeosauridae indet. (10760)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Acheroraptor temertyorum (152397) Dromaeosauridae indet. (14674)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Russian Federation (Chukot) Dromaeosauridae indet. sp. 1, Dromaeosauridae indet. sp. 2, Troodontidae indet. sp. 1, Troodontidae indet. sp. 2 (86529) Troodon sp. (59386)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Russian Federation (Amur) Dromaeosauridae indet., Troodon sp. (47029) Saurornitholestes sp., Troodon sp., Richardoestesia sp. 1, Richardoestesia sp. 2, Dromaeosauridae indet. (38134)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Spain (Aragón) Dromaeosauridae indet. 8, Dromaeosaurinae indet., Dromaeosauridae indet. 7, Dromaeosauridae indet. 4 (45437) Velociraptorinae indet. (45438)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0India (Tamil Nadu) Troodontidae indet. (153666)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Dromaeosaurus sp., Saurornitholestes sp., Troodon formosus, Richardoestesia sp. (26760) Troodon sp., Saurornithoides sp., Pectinodon bakkeri, Richardoestesia isosceles, Dromaeosauridae indet., Saurornitholestes sp. (14585)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alaska) Dromaeosaurus albertensis, Troodon formosus (51889)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Dakotaraptor steini (174241) Dromaeosauridae indet. (157189)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) Saurornitholestes sp. A, Saurornitholestes langstoni (68009) Saurornitholestes sp. B, Saurornitholestes langstoni (68011) Saurornitholestes sp. C (68010)