ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Elmisaurus Osmolska 1981 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38556

Full reference: H. Osmolska. 1981. Coossified tarsometatarsi in theropod dinosaurs and their bearing on the problem of bird origins. Palaeontologica Polonica 42:79-95

Parent taxon: Caenagnathidae according to G. F. Funston and P. J. Currie 2016

Sister taxa: Anomalipes, Anzu, Apatoraptor, Beibeilong, Caenagnathasia, Caenagnathinae, Caenagnathus, Chirostenotes, Elmisaurinae, Epichirostenotes, Gigantoraptor, Hagryphus, Leptorhynchos, Macrophalangia, Microvenator, Ojoraptorsaurus

Subtaxa: Elmisaurus rarus

View classification

Type: Elmisaurus rarus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore