Nomingia

Nomingia

Pronunciation:
noh-ming-ee-uh
Name meaning:
'Nomingiin'
Nomingia
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.6m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 72-68 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Nomingia is known from a partial postcranium. The skull has not been found, so this is reconstructed from similar dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Caenagnathidae
Named by:
Barsbold, Osmólska, Watabe, Currie and Tsogtbaatar (2000)
Type species:
gobiensis
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