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Erlikosaurus

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Erlikosaurus is known from a skull and partial skeleton.

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Pronounced
er-lik-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Erlik's lizard
Length
  3.4m
Diet
omnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(99 - 89 million years ago)
Found in
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Therizinosauroidea, Therizinosauridae, Erlikosaurus
Named by
Perle vide Barsbold and Perle (1980)
Type species
andrewsi