Conchoraptor

Conchoraptor

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'conch thief'
Conchoraptor
1.5m-long small theropod
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Diet: carnivorous carnivorous food icon
Country: Mongolia
Period: Late Cretaceous, 81-76 million years ago

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

Taxonomic details

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