Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Struthiomimus altus Lambe 1902 (ornithomimosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 57266

Alternative combination: Ornithomimus altus

Full reference: L. M. Lambe. 1902. New genera and species from the Belly River Series (mid-Cretaceous). Geological Survey of Canada Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3(2):25-81

Belongs to Struthiomimus according to P. J. Makovicky et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMC 930, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is below Berry Creek, Steveville (NMC), which is in a Campanian/Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Oldman Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): coracoid 179.0 x 21.0, femur 426.8 x 44.5, femur circumference 112.1, fibula length 526.0, fibula circumference 40.0, humerus 335.0 x 40.0, radius 239.0 x 15.0, scapula 356.8 x 46.0, tibia length 502.3, tibia circumference 90.0, ulna 242.7 x 17.0

Estimated body mass: 179.3 kg based on femur length