Saurornithoides

Saurornithoides

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'bird-like lizard'

3.0m-long ornithomimosaur

Diet: carnivorous

Country: Mongolia

Period: Late Cretaceous, 85-80 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptoria, Troodontidae

Named by: Osborn (1924)

Type species: mongoliensis

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