Citipati

Citipati

chit-i-puh-tih

'lord of the funeral pyre'

2.1m-long small theropod

Diet: omnivorous

Country: Mongolia

Period: Late Cretaceous, 81-75 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Oviraptoridae, Oviraptorinae

Named by: Clark, Norell and Barsbold (2001)

Type species: osmolskae

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