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Machairasaurus Longrich et al. 2010 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Oviraptoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 174100

Full reference: N. R. Longrich, P. J. Currie, and Z.-M. Dong. 2010. A new oviraptorid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Bayan Mandahu, Inner Mongolia. Palaeontology 53(5):945-960

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

Sister taxa: Ganzhousaurus, Heyuannia, Ingenia, Jiangxisaurus, Khaan, Nemegtomaia

Subtaxa: Machairasaurus leptonychus

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Type: Machairasaurus leptonychus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore