Ornithomimus

Ornithomimus

Pronunciation:
orn-ITH-oh-MEE-mus
Name meaning:
'bird mimic'
Ornithomimus
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Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
4.0m
Diet:
omnivorous omnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 74-65 million years ago
Found in:
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Ornithomimosauria, Ornithomimidae
Named by:
Marsh (1890)
Type species:
velox
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