Alxasaurus Russell and Dong 1994 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: D. A. Russell and Z.-M. Dong. 1994. The affinities of a new theropod from the Alxa Desert, Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):2107-2127

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

See also Clark et al. 2004, Clark et al. 1995, Currie 2000, Li 2008, Li et al. 2007, Nessov 1995, Rauhut 2003, Russell 1997, Russell and Dong 1994, Senter et al. 2012, Xu et al. 2002, Zanno 2004, Zanno 2006 and Zanno et al. 2009

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

Subtaxa: Alxasaurus elesitaiensis

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Type: Alxasaurus elesitaiensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Elesitai, SCDP (Cretaceous of China)

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