Almas

Name: Almas ‭(‬wild man‭ ‬-‭ ‬named after a creature in Mongolian Folklore‭)‬.
Phonetic: Al-mas.
Named By: Rui Pei,‭ ‬Mark A.‭ ‬Norell,‭ ‬Daniel E.‭ ‬Barta,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Bever,‭ ‬Michael Pittman‭ & ‬Xing Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Troodontidae.
Species: A.‭ ‬ukhaa‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Mongolia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Djadochta Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeleton.

       Almas is a genus of troodontid dinosaur that lived in Asia during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
Osteology of a New Late Cretaceous Troodontid Specimen from Ukhaa Tolgod,‭ ‬Ömnögovi Aimag,‭ ‬Mongolia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬American Museum Novitates.‭ ‬3889:‭ ‬1‭–‬47.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Rui Pei,‭ ‬Mark A.‭ ‬Norell,‭ ‬Daniel E.‭ ‬Barta,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Bever,‭ ‬Michael Pittman‭ & ‬Xing Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.



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