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Avimimus

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Pronounced
ah-vee-MEEM-us
Meaning of name
bird mimic
Length
  1.5m
Diet
omnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(80 - 75 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China, Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Avimimidae, Avimimus
Named by
Kurzanov (1981)
Type species
portentosus