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Velociraptor Wyoming Dinosaur Center.jpg
Moontit cast at Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Scienteefic clessification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Saurischia
Family: Dromaeosauridae
Clade: Eudromaeosauria
Subfamily: Velociraptorinae
Genus: Velociraptor
Osborn, 1924
Type species
Velociraptor mongoliensis
Osborn, 1924
  • V. mongoliensis Osborn, 1924
  • V. osmolskae Godefroit et al., 2008

Velociraptor (/vɨˈlɒsɨræptər/; 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.