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Saurornithoides

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Pronounced
sore-OR-nith-OID-eez
Meaning of name
bird-like lizard
Length
  3m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(85 - 80 million years ago)
Found in
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptoria, Troodontidae, Saurornithoides
Named by
Osborn (1924)
Type species
mongoliensis