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Deltadromeus

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Deltadromeus is known from a single partial skeleton.

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Pronounced
del-tah-drohm-ee-us
Meaning of name
delta runner
Length
  8.1m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(99 - 94 million years ago)
Found in
Morocco

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Deltadromeus
Named by
Sereno, Duthiel, Iarochene, Larsson, Lyon, Magwene, Sidor, Varricchio and Wilson (1996)
Type species
agilis