Definitions

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  • n. Any bird-like theropod dinosaur of the family Dromaeosauridae

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  • n. a kind of maniraptor

Etymologies

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Back-formation from Dromaeosauridae

Examples

  • It's produced a new species of iguanodont adult and juvenile, a new Fruitachampsa-looking terrestrial crocodile, the skull of a fairly large, new mammal, the tail of a small dromaeosaur, and a partial Gastonia on a lower bed.

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  • Other neat recent discoveries – from the Cretaceous – include the new Mongolian dromaeosaur Tsaagan mangas and the (allegedly) flightless enantiornithean Elsornis keni.

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  • The dromaeosaur reminds me of a ground hornbill for some reason.

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  • It's skull resembles that of a dromaeosaur (relative of velociraptor), including a sclerotic ring around the eye.

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  • T. rex is a doubtful outcome, but you juuuust might cobble together a decently convincing dromaeosaur.

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  • In the dromaeosaur sternal plate described by Godfrey & Currie

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  • Pelecanimimus, Pérez-Moreno & Sanz (1999) described 'slightly ginglymous' joints between the coastal processes on the sternum and the sternal ribs, while in the dromaeosaur

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  • Important features of the dromaeosaur skeleton: information from a new specimen.

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  • Pelecanimimus, Pérez-Moreno & Sanz (1999) described 'slightly ginglymous' joints between the costal processes on the sternum and the sternal ribs, while in the dromaeosaur

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  • The dromaeosaur or raptor, Sinornithosaurus (Chinese-bird-lizard), is a close relative to Velociraptor.

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