Rinchenia

Rinchenia

Pronunciation:
rin-chen-ee-ah
Name meaning:
'Rinchen'
Rinchenia
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
2.5m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 72-68 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Rinchenia is known from a skull and fragmentary postcrania, so reconstructions are quite speculative, based on similar dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Oviraptoridae, Oviraptorinae
Named by:
Barsbold (1986)
Type species:
mongoliensis
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