Citipati

Citipati

Pronunciation:
chit-i-puh-tih
Name meaning:
'lord of the funeral pyre'
Citipati
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
2.1m
Diet:
omnivorous omnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 81-75 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Oviraptoridae, Oviraptorinae
Named by:
Clark, Norell and Barsbold (2001)
Type species:
osmolskae

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