Deinocheirus

Deinocheirus

DINE-oh-KIRE-us

'terrible hand'

10.0m-long small theropod

Diet: unknown

Country: Mongolia

Period: Late Cretaceous, 70-65 million years ago

Deinocheirus is only known from its arms, so reconstructions are mostly guesswork.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Ornithomimosauria

Named by: Osmólska and Roniewicz (1970)

Type species: mirificus

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