Rativates

Name: Rativates ‭(‬raft seer‭)‬.
Phonetic: Rat-e-vaytz.
Named By: B.‭ ‬McFeeters,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Ryan,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Schröder-Adams‭ & ‬T.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Cullen‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Ornithomimosauria,‭ ‬Ornithomimidae.
Species: R.‭ ‬evadens‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Omnivore‭?
Size: Roughly about‭ ‬3.2/3.3‭ ‬meters long for the holotype which was an almost fully grown adult.
Known locations: Canada,‭ ‬Alberta‭ ‬-‭ ‬Dinosaur Park Formation of Alberta.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeleton.

       Rativates is a genus of ornithomimid dinosaur that lived in North America during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new ornithomimid theropod from the Dinosaur Park Formation of Alberta,‭ ‬Canada.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬B.‭ ‬McFeeters,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Ryan,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Schröder-Adams‭ & ‬T.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Cullen‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.



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