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Beipiaosaurus Xu et al. 1999 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 68240

Full reference: X. Xu, Z.-L. Tang, and X.-L. Wang. 1999. A therizinosauroid dinosaur with integumentary structures from China. Nature 399:350-354

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

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

Subtaxa: Beipiaosaurus inexpectus

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Type: Beipiaosaurus inexpectus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore