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Alectrosaurus

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Pronounced
ah-LEK-tro-sore-us
Meaning of name
eagle lizard
Length
  5m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(90 - 70 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China, Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Tyrannosauroidea, Alectrosaurus
Named by
Gilmore (1933)
Type species
olseni