Buitreraptor

Buitreraptor

Pronunciation:
bwee-tree-rap-tor
Name meaning:
'Buitrera ('vulture roost') plunderer'
Buitreraptor
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.3m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 99-90 million years ago
Found in:
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptora, Dromaeosauridae, Unenlagiinae
Named by:
Makovicky, Apesteguía & Agnolin (2005)
Type species:
gonzalezorum

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