Alxasaurus elesitaiensis Russell and Dong 1994 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Alternative combination: Alxasaurus elestaiensis

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

Belongs to Alxasaurus according to H. Pu et al. 2013

See also Clark et al. 2004, Clark et al. 1995, Currie 2000, Li et al. 2007, Nessov 1995, Qian et al. 2012, Rauhut 2003, Russell and Dong 1994, Turner et al. 2007, Zanno 2006, Zanno 2010 and Zanno et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP 88402, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Elesitai, SCDP, which is in an Aptian lacustrine claystone in the Bayan Gobi Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Elesitai, SCDP

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