Pelecanimimus Pérez-Moreno et al. 1994 (ornithomimosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: B. P. Pérez-Moreno, J. L. Sanz, A. D. Buscalioni, J. J. Moratalla, F. Ortega and D. Rasskin-Gutman. 1994. A unique multitoothed ornithomimosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Spain. Nature 370:363-367

Parent taxon: Ornithomimosauria according to P. J. Makovicky et al. 2009

See also Barco and Ruiz-Omeñaca 2001, Buffetaut 1997, Buffetaut et al. 2009, Claessens and Loewen 2016, Ezcurra 2009, Gianechini et al. 2011, Holtz 2000, Ji et al. 2003, Kobayashi and Barsbold 2003, Kobayashi and Barsbold 2005, Kobayashi and Barsbold 2006, Longrich 2008, Lü et al. 2010, Makovicky et al. 2004, Norell and Makovicky 1997, Osmólska 1997, Pérez-Moreno et al. 1994, Pérez-Moreno and Sanz 1995, Pérez-Moreno and Sanz 1997, Rauhut 2003, Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo 2003, Sanz et al. 2014, Senter et al. 2004, Sereno 1998, Sereno et al. 2008, Torices et al. 2015 and Xu et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Arkansaurus, Beishanlong, Coelosaurus, Deinocheirus, Garudimimidae, Garudimimus, Harpymimidae, Harpymimus, Hexing, Kinnareemimus, Ornithomimidae, Ornithomimoidea, Shenzhousaurus, Struthiomimus, Thecocoelurus, Thecocoelurus daviesi, Valdoraptor, Valdoraptor oweni

Subtaxa: Pelecanimimus polyodon

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Type: Pelecanimimus polyodon

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Las Hoyas Unit 3 (MCCM collection) (Cretaceous of Spain)

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