Genus: Epichirostenotes SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & VAN TOMME, 2011
Etymology: Greek, epi, "after" and Chirostenotes, the caenagnathid to which the holotype was orignially referred.

Species: curriei SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & VAN TOMME, 2011
Etymology: In honor of Philip J. Currie for hisscholarly work concering Late Cretaceous theropod dinosaurs.

Holotype: ROM 43250 (field-number 1923-1)

Locality: “on the east side of the Red Deer River and about ¼ mile above John Neils Ranch about 75 feet (about 23 meters) above the river flat”, section 34, Township 30, Range 21 west of the Fourth Meridian (National Topographic Series, Sheet 82P), Drumheller, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.


Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Left maxilla, probable left palatine, partial braincase, 3 cervical, 2 dorsal, and 5 caudal vertebrae, synsacrum composed of 6 co-ossified vertebrae, an anterior and posterior cervical rib, a mid-dorsal rib, fragments of both ilia, right ischium, both pubes, partial distal end of right tibia, and several badly crushed and currently unidentified bones.