Machairasaurus Longrich et al. 2010 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Oviraptoridae

Full reference: N. R. Longrich, P. J. Currie, and Z.-M. Dong. 2010. A new oviraptorid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Bayan Mandahu, Inner Mongolia. Palaeontology 53(5):945-960

Parent taxon: Ingeniinae according to J. Lü et al. 2015

See also Fanti et al. 2012, Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Longrich et al. 2010 and Lu et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Ganzhousaurus, Heyuannia, Ingenia, Jiangxisaurus, Khaan, Nemegtomaia

Subtaxa: Machairasaurus leptonychus

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Type: Machairasaurus leptonychus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at SCDP, Bayan Mandahu [non-specific locality data] (Cretaceous of China)

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