Avimimus Kurzanov 1983 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: S. M. Kurzanov. 1983. O neobuchnykh teropodakh iz verkhnego mela MNR [An unusual theropod from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia]. Fossil Reptiles of Mongolia. Sovmestnaya Sovetsko-Mongol'skaya Paleontologicheskaya Ekspeditsiya, Trudy [The Joint Soviet-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition, Transactions] 24:39-50

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

See also Balanoff et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Chatterjee 1991, Currie 2000, Eberth et al. 2001, Fanti et al. 2012, Holtz 1994, Holtz 1995, Kurzanov 1983, Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Longrich et al. 2010, Lü et al. 2004, Lü and Zhang 2005, Maryanska et al. 2002, Osmólska et al. 2004, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003, Thulborn 1984, Turner et al. 2009, Xu and Han 2010 and Yao et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Avimimidae, Caenagnathoidea, Caudipterygidae, Incisivosaurus, Ingeniidae, Ningyuansaurus, Oviraptoroidea, Protarchaeopteryx

Subtaxa: Avimimus portentosus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), Mongolia (6)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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