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Ornithomimus edmontonicus Sternberg 1933 (ornithomimid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63438

Alternative combinations: Ornithomimus edmonticus, Ornithomimus edmontonensis

Synonyms: Dromiceiomimus brevetertius Parks 1926 (no. 57274), Dromiceiomimus brevitertius Parks 1926 (no. 66907), Dromiceiomimus samueli Parks 1928 (no. 57272), Ornithomimus brevetertius Parks 1926 (no. 63918), Ornithomimus brevitertius Parks 1926 (no. 67968), Ornithomimus currelli Parks 1933 (no. 339129), Ornithomimus currellii Parks 1933 (no. 85297), Ornithomimus ingens Parks 1933 (no. 80766), Ornithomimus samueli Parks 1928 (no. 67967), Struthiomimus brevetertius Parks 1926 (no. 57273), Struthiomimus brevitertius Parks 1926 (no. 66906), Struthiomimus currelli Parks 1933 (no. 233435), Struthiomimus currellii Parks 1933 (no. 66899), Struthiomimus ingens Parks 1933 (no. 66898), Struthiomimus samueli Parks 1928 (no. 57271)

Full reference: C. M. Sternberg. 1933. A new Ornithomimus with complete abdominal cuirass. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 47(5):79-83

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

Sister taxa: Ornithomimus minutus, Ornithomimus sedens, Ornithomimus tenuis, Ornithomimus velox

Type specimens:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 409.4, femur circumference 119.2, fibula length 467.5, fibula circumference 29.0, humerus length 286.9, radius length 229.5, scapula length 317.0, skull length 258.0, tibia length 480.5, tibia circumference 100.3, ulna length 245.4

Estimated body mass: 159.6 kg based on femur length