Genus: Saurornitholestes SUES, 1978
Etymology: Greek, Sauros, lizard, Greek, ornith-(ornis), “bird”, Greek, lestes, “thief”, Birdlike-lizard robber.

Species: langstoni SUES, 1978
Etymology: In honor of Wann Langston.

Referred material:

CURRIE, 1987/1990

Locality: Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Dinosaur Park Formation, upper Judith River Group.


Age: Judithian age, Middle Campanian Stage, middle Senonian subepoch, upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.


RTMP 88.121.39: Partial skeleton.
Note: Pathology, has several unhealed tooth marks on the left dentary (TANKE & CURRIE, (1998) 2000)