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Rinchenia

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Rinchenia is known from a skull and fragmentary postcrania, so reconstructions are quite speculative, based on similar dinosaurs.

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Pronounced
rin-chen-ee-ah
Meaning of name
Rinchen
Length
estimated  2.5m
Diet
omnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(72 - 68 million years ago)

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Oviraptoridae, Oviraptorinae, Rinchenia
Named by
Barsbold (1986)
Type species
mongoliensis