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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 75–71 Ma
Muntit V. mongoliensis cast at Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Clade: Maniraptora
Faimily: Dromaeosauridae
Subfaimily: Velociraptorinae
Genus: Velociraptor
Osborn, 1924
Teep species
Velociraptor mongoliensis
Osborn, 1924
  • V. mongoliensis Osborn, 1924
  • V. osmolskae Godefroit et al., 2008

Velociraptor (/vˈlɒsræptər/; meanin "swift seizer")[1] is a genus o dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaur. Twa species are currently recognized, altho ithers hae been assigned in the past. The type species is V. mongoliensis; fossils o this species hae been discovered in Mongolie. A seicont species, V. osmolskae, wis named in 2008 for skull material frae Inner Mongolie, Cheenae.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Osborn, Henry F. (1924a). "Three new Theropoda, Protoceratops zone, central Mongolia". American Museum Novitates. 144: 1–12. hdl:2246/3223.