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Buitreraptor

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Pronounced
bwee-tree-rap-tor
Meaning of name
Buitrera ('vulture roost') plunderer
Length
  1.3m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(99 - 90 million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptora, Dromaeosauridae, Unenlagiinae, Buitreraptor
Named by
Makovicky, ApesteguĂ­a & Agnolin (2005)
Type species
gonzalezorum