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Beipiaosaurus inexpectus Xu et al. 1999 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 68241

Alternative combination: Beipiaosaurus inexpectatus

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

Belongs to Beipiaosaurus according to H. Pu et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP 11559, a skull (femur). Its type locality is Sihetun, lower Yixian (general), which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine shale/siltstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 265.0, skull length 265.0, tibia length 275.0

Estimated body mass: 47.2 kg based on femur length