Beipiaosaurus

Beipiaosaurus

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'Beipiao lizard'

2.0m-long small theropod

Diet: omnivorous

Country: China

Period: Early Cretaceous, 127-121 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Therizinosauroidea

Named by: Xu, Tang and Wang (1999)

Type species: inexpectus

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