Sunday, September 9, 2012

[Paleontology • 2000] Pyroraptor olympius • A new genus of Dromaeosauridae (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of France


Pyroraptor olympius
Allain & Taquet, 2000

Diagram showing the fossil pieces known from the Dromaeosaurid dinosaur Pyroraptor olympius.
Note: bones which are known, but not shown in the original paper, are coloured grey.




Le Loeuff, J. and Buffetaut, E. 1999. A new dromaeosaurid theropod from the Upper Cretaceous of Southern France. Oryctos. 1, 105-112.
Allain, R. and Taquet, P., 2000, A new genus of Dromaeosauridae (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of France. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 20(2), 404-407.


Fig. 1. A, Plateosaurus engelhardti, Upper Triassic, Norian, Jura; B, Poekilopleuron bucklandii, Middle Jurassic, Bathonian, Calvados; C, Lexovisaurus durobrivensis, Middle Jurassic, Callovian, Calvados; D, Compsognathus longipes, Late Jurassic, Tithonian, Var; E, Genusaurus sisteronis, Early Cretaceous, Albian, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence; F, Rhabdodon priscus, Late Cretaceous, Campano-Maastrichtian, southern France; G, Pyroraptor olympius, Late Cretaceous, Campanian, Bouches-du-Rhône. Restorations by Michel Fontaine. © Éditions du MNHN 

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