PaleoDB taxon number: 54560
Alternative combinations: Chirostenotes rarus, Elmisaurus rara
Full reference: H. Osmolska. 1981. Coossified tarsometatarsi in theropod dinosaurs and their bearing on the problem of bird origins. Palaeontologica Polonica 42:79-95
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: ZPal MgD-I/172 & 98, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Nemegt, Northern Sayr, site 13 [PMPE], which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial conglomerate in the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.
Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore