Aepyornithomimus

Name: Aepyornithomimus ‭(‬Aepyornis mimic‭).
Phonetic: Ay-pe-or-nif-o-my-mus.
Named By: C.‭ ‬Tsogtbaatar,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Kobayashi,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Khishigjav,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Currie,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Watabe‭ & ‬B.‭ ‬Rinchen‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Ornithomimosauria,‭ ‬Ornithomimidae.
Species: O.‭ ‬tugrikinensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Mongolia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Djadokhta Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains on the foot.

       Aepyornithomimus is a genus of ornithomimosaurid dinosaur that lived in Asia during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Analysis of the foot of Aepyornithomimus shows an intermediate development between primitive and advanced ornithomimosaurs.

Further reading
-‭ ‬First Ornithomimid‭ (‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Ornithomimosauria‭) ‬from the Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta Formation of Tögrögiin Shiree,‭ ‬Mongolia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Scientific Reports.‭ ‬7:‭ ‬Article number‭ ‬5835.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Tsogtbaatar,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Kobayashi,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Khishigjav,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Currie,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Watabe‭ & ‬B.‭ ‬Rinchen‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.



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