Beipiaosaurus

Beipiaosaurus

Pronunciation:
bay-pyow-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Beipiao lizard'
Beipiaosaurus
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
2.0m
Diet:
omnivorous omnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 127-121 million years ago
Found in:
China

Taxonomic details

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

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