Conchoraptor

Conchoraptor

Pronunciation:
kon-koh-rap-tor
Name meaning:
'conch thief'
Conchoraptor
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.5m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 81-76 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Remains of this dinosaur have been found with feathers preserved. Sexual differences can be seen in the plumage.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Oviraptoridae, Ingeniinae
Named by:
Barsbold (1986)
Type species:
gracilis
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