Therizinosaurus cheloniformis Maleev 1954 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Therizinosauridae

Alternative combination: Therezinosaurus cheloniformis

Full reference: E. A. Maleev. 1954. Noviy cherepachoobrazhniy yashcher v Mongolii [New tortoise-like saurian from Mongolia]. Priroda 1954(3):106-108

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

See also Barsbold 1976, Barsbold 1983, Barsbold 1997, Clark et al. 2004, Clark et al. 1995, Coy 1997, Currie 1992, Currie 2000, Kobayashi and Barsbold 2006, Li et al. 2007, Maleev 1954, Molnar 1980, Osmólska 1997, Qian et al. 2012, Rauhut 2003, Rozhdestvensky 1974, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell and Dong 1994, Senter et al. 2012 and Zanno et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 551/483, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Therizinosaurus type, Nemegt (PROXY), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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