Achillobator

Achillobator

Pronunciation:
a-kil-oh-bah-tor
Name meaning:
'Achilles hero'
Achillobator
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
5.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 99-84 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptora, Dromaeosauridae
Named by:
Perle, Norell and Clark (1999)
Type species:
giganteus

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