Mononykus

Mononykus

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'single claw'
Mononykus
1.0m-long small theropod
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Diet: unknown unknown food icon
Country: China, Mongolia
Period: Late Cretaceous, 81-68 million years ago

Mononykus is known from partial skeletons.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Alvarezsauridae
Named by: Perle, Norell, Chiappe and Clark (1993)
Type species: olecranus
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