Erlikosaurus

Erlikosaurus

Pronunciation:
er-lik-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Erlik's lizard'
Erlikosaurus
Dinosaur description:
3.4m-long
small theropod
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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, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Therizinosauroidea, Therizinosauridae
Named by:
Perle vide Barsbold and Perle (1980)
Type species:
andrewsi
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