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Archaeornithomimus asiaticus Gilmore 1933 (ornithomimid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57276

Alternative combination: Ornithomimus asiaticus

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1933. On the dinosaurian fauna of the Iren Dabasu Formation. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 68(2-3):23-78

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

Sister taxon: Archaeornithomimus bissektensis

Type specimen: AMNH 6565, 6569. Its type locality is Kaisen Quarry, Iren Dabasu, which is in a Campanian/Campanian fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Iren Dabasu Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): coracoid 110.6 x 64.5, femur 313.3 x 31.5, femur circumference 104.5, humerus 263.9 x 19.0, radius 169.4 x 9.2, scapula 132.0 x 14.8, tibia 400.1 x 24.0, tibia circumference 99.3, ulna 179.2 x 9.7

Estimated body mass: 75.5 kg based on femur length