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Suzhousaurus megatherioides Li et al. 2007 (Suzhou lizard)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Therizinosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 112902

Alternative combination: Suzhousaurus megatherioide

Full reference: D. Li, C. Peng, H. You, M. C. Lamanna, J. D. Harris, K. J. Lacovara, and J. Zhang. 2007. A large therizinosauroid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Early Cretaceous of northwestern China. Acta Geologica Sinica 81(4):539-549

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FORDC-GSJB-99, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Suzhousaurus type, Jiuquan, Yujingzi Basin, which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine - small shale in China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 840.0, humerus length 550.0, scapula length 705.0

Estimated body mass: 1.19 tons based on femur length