Borogovia

Borogovia

Pronunciation:
bor-o-goh-vee-a
Name meaning:
'borogove'
Borogovia
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.5m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 84-65 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Only partial hindlimbs of this dinosaur have been found, so reconstructions are speculative. It was named after Lewis Carroll's borogoves from the poem Jabberwocky, published in 1871.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptoria, Troodontidae
Named by:
Osmólska (1987)
Type species:
gracilicrus
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