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Citipati osmolskae Clark et al. 2001 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Oviraptoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57024

Full reference: J. M. Clark, M. A. Norell, and R. Barsbold. 2001. Two new oviraptorids (Theropoda: Oviraptorosauria), Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta Formation, Ukhaa Tolgod, Mongolia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(2):209-213

Belongs to Citipati according to X. Xu and F.-L. Han 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IGM 100/978, a skull. Its type locality is Ankylosaur Flats, Ukhaa Tolgod, which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore