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Citipati

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Pronounced
chit-i-puh-tih
Meaning of name
lord of the funeral pyre
Length
  2.1m
Diet
omnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(81 - 75 million years ago)
Found in
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Oviraptoridae, Oviraptorinae, Citipati
Named by
Clark, Norell and Barsbold (2001)
Type species
osmolskae