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Re: If not "Raptors," then what?

Dino Guy Ralph wrote:
Is there a name for sickle clawed dinosaurs that would include
_Sinornithosaurus_, _Deinonychus_, and _Velociraptor_, but exclude
troodontids?  Is "non-troodontid deinonychosaurs" the best we can do?
And would _Microraptor_ be part of this group?

---------Ralph W. Miller III

I always thought it was dromaeosauridea, a family of the microorder maniraptoria, infraorder tetanurae.