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†family Oviraptoridae Barsbold 1976 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 38557

Full reference: R. Barsbold. 1976. A new Late Cretaceous family of small theropods (Oviraptoridae n. fam.) in Mongolia. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 226(3):221-223

Parent taxon: Caenagnathoidea according to J. Lü et al. 2015

Sister taxon: Caenagnathidae

Subtaxa: Ajancingenia, Banji, Citipati, Conchoraptor, Corythoraptor, Gobiraptor, Ingeniinae, Luoyanggia, Nankangia, Nomingia, Oviraptor, Oviraptorinae, Rinchenia, Shixinggia, Tongtianlong, Wulatelong, Yulong

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore