Beipiaosaurus

Beipiaosaurus

Pronunciation:
bay-pyow-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Beipiao lizard'
Beipiaosaurus
Dinosaur description:
2.0m-long
small theropod
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Diet:
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Country:
China
Period:
Early Cretaceous, 127-121 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Therizinosauroidea
Named by:
Xu, Tang and Wang (1999)
Type species:
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