Chirostenotes

Chirostenotes

Pronunciation:
kie-ro-sten-oh-teez
Name meaning:
'narrow-handed'
Chirostenotes
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.7m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 79-67 million years ago
Found in:
Canada

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Caenagnathidae
Named by:
Gilmore (1924)
Type species:
pergracilis
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