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Nomingia

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Nomingia is known from a partial postcranium. The skull has not been found, so this is reconstructed from similar dinosaurs.

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Pronounced
noh-ming-ee-uh
Meaning of name
Nomingiin
Length
  1.6m
Diet
omnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(72 - 68 million years ago)
Found in
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Caenagnathidae, Nomingia
Named by
Barsbold, Osmólska, Watabe, Currie and Tsogtbaatar (2000)
Type species
gobiensis