Elmisaurus rarus Osmolska 1981 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

Alternative combinations: Chirostenotes rarus, Elmisaurus rara

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

Belongs to Elmisaurus according to H. Osmólska et al. 2004

See also Balanoff et al. 2009, Barsbold 1997, Currie 1989, Currie 1992, Currie 2000, Currie and Russell 1988, Funston and Currie 2016, Funston et al. 2015, Gauthier 1986, Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Norell and Makovicky 1997, Olshevsky 2000, Osmolska 1981, Osmólska 1997, Osmólska 1997, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003 and Yao et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ZPal MgD-I/172 & 98, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Nemegt, Northern Sayr, site 13 [PMPE], which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial conglomerate in the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Nemegt, Northern Sayr, site 13 [PMPE]

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