Deltadromeus

Deltadromeus

Pronunciation:
del-tah-drohm-ee-us
Name meaning:
'delta runner'
Deltadromeus
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Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
8.1m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 99-94 million years ago
Found in:
Morocco

Deltadromeus is known from a single partial skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria
Named by:
Sereno, Duthiel, Iarochene, Larsson, Lyon, Magwene, Sidor, Varricchio and Wilson (1996)
Type species:
agilis
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