†family Therizinosauridae Maleev 1954 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Therizinosauridae

Synonyms: Enigmosauridae Barsbold and Perle 1983, Nanshiungosauridae Dong and Yu 1997, Segnosauridae Perle 1979

Full reference: E. A. Maleev. 1954. Noviy cherepachoobrazhniy yashcher v Mongolii [New tortoise-like saurian from Mongolia]. Priroda 1954(3):106-108

Parent taxon: Therizinosauroidea according to H. Pu et al. 2013

See also Barsbold 1976, Barsbold 1976, Barsbold 1977, Barsbold 1983, Barsbold and Perle 1980, Carroll 1988, Clark et al. 2004, Clark et al. 1995, Currie 2000, Dong 1992, Dong and Yu 1997, Kirkland and Wolfe 2001, Li 2008, Li et al. 2007, Li et al. 2008, Mader and Bradley 1989, Maleev 1954, Nessov 1995, Ostrom 1980, Rauhut 2003, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell and Dong 1994, Senter et al. 2012, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Sereno et al. 1994, Xu et al. 2002, Zanno 2004, Zanno 2006, Zanno et al. 2009 and Zhang et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Alxasauridae, Alxasaurus, Beipiaosaurus, Dendroolithidae, Martharaptor

Subtaxa: Enigmosaurus Erliansaurus Eshanosaurus Nanshiungosaurus Neimongosaurus Nothronychus Segnosaurus Suzhousaurus Therizinosaurus Tiantaisaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (7 collections), Kazakhstan (2), Mongolia (3), the Russian Federation (1), Tajikistan (1), United States (2: New Mexico, Utah)

• Jurassic of China (1)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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