Uncertain Averaptoran Theropods

  • Federico L. Agnolín
  • Fernando E. NovasEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTHSYST)


Several theropods have been briefly described and assigned to the clade Dromaeosauridae. However, some of these taxa may be excluded from such theropod group, based on several osteological features. Regrettably, most of these taxa were only briefly described, or are rather fragmentary, and consequently a complete cladistic analysis is beyond the present article.


Late Cretaceous Dentary Tooth Deltopectoral Crest Osteological Feature Pedal Digit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.“Félix de Azara”, Departamento de Ciencias NaturalesFundación de Historia Natural, CEBBAD, Universidad MaimónidesBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.CONICET, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales “Bernardino Rivadavia”Buenos AiresArgentina

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