Saurornithoides

Saurornithoides

Pronunciation:
sore-OR-nith-OID-eez
Name meaning:
'bird-like lizard'
Saurornithoides
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
3.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 85-80 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia
Saurornithoides milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptoria, Troodontidae
Named by:
Osborn (1924)
Type species:
mongoliensis
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