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Gallimimus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Gallimimus Osmólska et al. p. 105 figs. 1-18
1977Gallimimus Rozhdestvensky p. 111
1978Gallimimus Bonaparte p. 466
1981Gallimimus Barsbold
1981Gallimimus Nicholls and Russell p. 518
1983Gallimimus Barsbold p. 97
1984Gallimimus Thulborn p. 132
1985Gallimimus DeCourten and Russell p. 1094
1986Gallimimus Gauthier p. 10
1988Gallimimus Carroll
1992Gallimimus Currie p. 246
1993Gallimimus Chatterjee p. 282
1994Gallimimus Pérez-Moreno et al. p. 184 fig. 1
1996Gallimimus Osmólska p. 32
1997Gallimimus Barsbold p. 447
1997Gallimimus Osmólska p. 502
1998Gallimimus Makovicky and Norell p. 2
2000Gallimimus Currie p. 446
2001Gallimimus Barco and Ruiz-Omeñaca p. 251
2003Gallimimus Ji et al. pp. 16-17 fig. 12
2003Gallimimus Kobayashi and Barsbold p. 68A
2003Gallimimus Rauhut p. 40
2004Gallimimus Makovicky et al. p. 138
2005Gallimimus Kobayashi and Barsbold p. 119 fig. 6.11
2006Gallimimus Kobayashi and Barsbold p. 197
2008Gallimimus Longrich p. 985
2009Gallimimus Buffetaut et al. p. 234
2009Gallimimus Makovicky et al.
2009Gallimimus Turner et al. p. 11
2011Gallimimus Xu et al. p. 220 fig. 9
2016Gallimimus Claessens and Loewen p. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptoriformes
Arctometatarsalia
infraorderOrnithomimosauria
familyOrnithomimidae
genusGallimimus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
H. Osmólska et al. 1972The genus is monotypic; the generic characters are those of the type species.
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
femur circumference2123.7100.0153.0126.537.5
fibula circumference130.0----
tibia circumference2115.992.0146.0119.038.2

Composition: hydroxyapatiteinfrao
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10infrao
Adult width: 0.1 to < 1.0infrao
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10infrao
Maximum body mass: 30 kgg
Minimum body mass: 10 kgg
Thickness: thickinfrao
Architecture: compact or denseinfrao
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partsinfrao
Grouping: gregariousinfrao
Environment: terrestrialinfrao
Locomotion: actively mobileinfrao
Life habit: ground dwellinginfrao
Diet: herbivoreinfrao
Diet 2: omnivoreinfrao
Reproduction: oviparousinfrao
Dispersal: direct/internalinfrao
Dispersal 2: mobileinfrao
Created: 2005-08-24 13:17:58
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:17:58
Source: g = genus, infrao = infraorder
References: Peczkis 1995, Averianov and Yarkov 2004

Age range: base of the Middle Turonian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 93.50000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (25 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) G. sp. (58158)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Mongolia (Omnogov) G. sp. (51971)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Mongolia (Omnogov) Ornithomimidae indet. (37003 37020 38704 180472 180474 180475 180679 180683 180701 180707 180709 180784 180785 180811)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Mongolia (Omnogov) G. sp. (126780 127670 130800)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Mongolia (Omnogov) G. sp. (55257 55258 127671 127673 127681 168810)