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Alxasaurus elesitaiensis Russell and Dong 1994 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 64126

Alternative combination: Alxasaurus elestaiensis

Full reference: D. A. Russell and Z.-M. Dong. 1994. The affinities of a new theropod from the Alxa Desert, Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):2107-2127

Belongs to Alxasaurus according to H. Pu et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP 88402, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Elesitai, SCDP, which is in an Aptian lacustrine claystone in the Bayan Gobi Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 555.0, humerus length 375.0, radius length 245.0, scapula length 520.0, ulna length 268.0

Estimated body mass: 374.1 kg based on femur length