Anzu wyliei Lamanna et al. 2014 (chicken from hell)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

Full reference: M. C. Lamanna, H.-D. Sues, E. R. Schachner and T. R. Lyson. 2014. A New large-bodied oviraptorosaurian theropod dinosaur from the latest Cretaceous of western North America. PLoS ONE 9(3):e92022:1-16

Belongs to Anzu according to M. C. Lamanna et al. 2014

See also Funston and Currie 2016, Funston et al. 2015, Smith et al. 2016, Tsuihiji et al. 2015 and Yao et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CM 78000, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is KJ9536 (DMNH 1492), which is in a Lancian fine channel fill sandstone in the Hell Creek Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (2: North Dakota, South Dakota collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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