Erlikosaurus

Erlikosaurus

Pronunciation:
er-lik-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Erlik's lizard'
Erlikosaurus
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
3.4m
Diet:
omnivorous omnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 99-89 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Erlikosaurus is known from a skull and partial skeleton.

Erlikosaurus milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Therizinosauroidea, Therizinosauridae
Named by:
Perle vide Barsbold and Perle (1980)
Type species:
andrewsi

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