Beibeilong

Name: Beibeilong Beibeilong,‭ ‬sinensis,‭ ‬species,‭ ‬oviraptosaur,‭ ‬dinosaur,‭ ‬name,‭ ‬meaning,‭ ‬fossil,‭ ‬location,‭ ‬distribution,‭ ‬facts,‭ ‬information,‭ ‬time,‭ ‬period,‭ ‬article
Phonetic: Bay-bay-long.
Named By: H.-Y.‭ ‬Pu,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Zelenitsky,‭ ‬J.-C.,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Currie,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Carpenter,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Xu,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Koppelhus,‭ ‬S.-H.‭ ‬Jia,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Xiao,‭ ‬H.-L.‭ ‬Chuang,‭ ‬T.-R.‭ ‬Li,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Kundrát‭ & ‬C.-Z.‭ ‬Shen‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Oviraptorosauria,‭ ‬Caenagnathidae.
Species: B.‭ ‬sinensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unknown
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Henan Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Gaogou Formation.
Time period: Cenomanian/Turonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Eggs including embryos.

       Beibeilong is a genus of oviraptorid dinosaur that lived in Asia during the earlier stages of the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬The genus was described from fossilised embryos and eggs.‭ ‬Adult details including maximum size of Beibeilong are unknown at the time of writing,‭ ‬but the original describers of the genus speculated that‭ ‬when fully grown,‭ ‬Beibeilong may have rivalled the massive oviraptorid dinosaur Gigantoraptor for size.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Perinate and eggs of a giant caenagnathid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of central China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Nature Communications‭ ‬8:14952.‭ ‬-‭ ‬H.-Y.‭ ‬Pu,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Zelenitsky,‭ ‬J.-C.,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Currie,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Carpenter,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Xu,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Koppelhus,‭ ‬S.-H.‭ ‬Jia,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Xiao,‭ ‬H.-L.‭ ‬Chuang,‭ ‬T.-R.‭ ‬Li,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Kundrát‭ & ‬C.-Z.‭ ‬Shen‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.



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