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†family Therizinosauridae Maleev 1954 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 38552

Synonyms: Enigmosauridae Barsbold and Perle 1983 (no. 68383), Nanshiungosauridae Dong and Yu 1997 (no. 58886), Segnosauridae Perle 1979 (no. 38709)

Full reference: E. A. Maleev. 1954. Noviy cherepachoobrazhniy yashcher v Mongolii [New tortoise-like saurian from Mongolia]. Priroda 1954(3):106-108

Parent taxon: Therizinosauroidea according to H. Pu et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Alxasauridae, Alxasaurus, Beipiaosaurus, Dendroolithidae, Martharaptor

Subtaxa: Enigmosaurus, Erliansaurus, Eshanosaurus, Nanshiungosaurus, Neimongosaurus, Nothronychus, Segnosaurus, Suzhousaurus, Therizinosaurus, Tiantaisaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore