Erlikosaurus

Erlikosaurus

er-lik-oh-sore-us
'Erlik's lizard'
Erlikosaurus
3.4m-long small theropod
small theropod silhouette
Diet: omnivorous omnivorous food icon
Country: Mongolia
Period: Late Cretaceous, 99-89 million years ago

Erlikosaurus is known from a skull and partial skeleton.

Erlikosaurus milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Therizinosauroidea, Therizinosauridae
Named by: Perle vide Barsbold and Perle (1980)
Type species: andrewsi
dinosaur-shop

Dinosaur gifts

Check out the range of dinosaur toys, games, books and clothes in the Museum shop.

dippy-on-tour-hti-top-wide

Dippy on Tour

Find out the many ways you can join Dippy the Museum's famous Diplodocus cast on his natural history adventure.

t-rex-dinosaur-hti-top-wide

Dinosaurs gallery

Roarrr. Come face-to-face with some of the Museum's most famous dinosaurs.