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Yutyrannus huali Xu et al. 2012 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Proceratosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 230947

Full reference: X. Xu, K. Wang, K. Zhang, Q. Ma, L. Xing, C. Sullivan, D. Hu, S. Cheng, and S. Wang. 2012. A gigantic feathered dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of China. Nature 484:92-95

Belongs to Yutyrannus according to X. Xu et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ZCDM V5000, a skeleton. Its type locality is Batuyingzi, Beipiao, which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 697.1, ilium length 615.6, metacarpal III length 139.6, metatarsal III length 336.8, radius length 245.1, scapula length 553.2, skull length 769.8, tibia length 666.3

Estimated body mass: 707.9 kg based on femur length