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Hagryphus

© Andrey Atuchin

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Hagryphus is known from only a left hand, fragmentary metatarsals and pedal phalanges (part of a foot), so this reconstruction is based on these and Chirostenotes, a very similar dinosaur.

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Pronounced
ha-grif-us
Meaning of name
Ha (Egyptian god of the western desert) griffin
Length
  3m
Diet
omnivorous
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Hagryphus
Named by
Zanno and Sampson (2005)
Type species
giganteus