Elmisaurus Osmolska 1981 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

Full reference: H. Osmolska. 1981. Coossified tarsometatarsi in theropod dinosaurs and their bearing on the problem of bird origins. Palaeontologica Polonica 42:79-95

Parent taxon: Caenagnathidae according to G. F. Funston and P. J. Currie 2016

See also Balanoff et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Currie 1989, Currie 1992, Currie 2000, Currie and Russell 1988, Gauthier 1986, Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Lü et al. 2015, Lü and Zhang 2005, Osmolska 1981, Osmólska et al. 2004, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003, Russell and Dong 1994, Varricchio 2001 and Yao et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Anomalipes, Anzu, Apatoraptor, Beibeilong, Caenagnathasia, Caenagnathinae, Caenagnathus, Chirostenotes, Elmisaurinae, Epichirostenotes, Gigantoraptor, Hagryphus, Leptorhynchos, Macrophalangia, Microvenator, Ojoraptorsaurus

Subtaxa: Elmisaurus rarus

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Type: Elmisaurus rarus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Nemegt, Northern Sayr, site 13 [PMPE] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

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