Gigantoraptor erlianensis Xu et al. 2007 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

Full reference: X. Xu, Q. Tan, J. Wang, X. Zhao, and L. Tan. 2007. A gigantic bird-like dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of China. Nature 447:844-847

Belongs to Gigantoraptor according to B. R. Peecook and C. A. Sidor 2015

See also Delcourt and Grillo 2014, Funston and Currie 2016, Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Longrich et al. 2010, Tsuihiji et al. 2015, Wang et al. 2016, Xu et al. 2007 and Yao et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: LH V0011, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Saihangaobi, Sonid Zuoqi, which is in a Campanian/Campanian fluvial sandstone in the Iren Dabasu Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur circumference 352.0

Distribution: found only at Saihangaobi, Sonid Zuoqi

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