Ornitholestes

Ornitholestes

Pronunciation:
Or-nith-oh-LES-teez
Name meaning:
'bird robber'
Ornitholestes
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
2.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 150-144 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria
Named by:
Osbourne (1933)
Type species:
hermanni

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