Name: Itemirus ‭(‬Itemir‭)‬.
Phonetic: Eye-tem-e-russ.
Named By: S.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Kurzanov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1976.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Dromaeosauridae,‭ ‬Eudromaeosauria,‭ ‬Velociraptorinae.
Species: I.‭ ‬medullaris‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: Uzbekistan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bissekty Formation.
Time period: Turonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial braincase.‭ ‬Further partial remains now attributed to‭ ‬the genus.

       Itemirus is a genus of dromaeosaurid dinosaur that so far is only known from very incomplete fossil remains.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Brain-case structure in the carnosaur Itemirus n.‭ ‬gen.‭ ‬and some aspects of the cranial anatomy of dinosaurs.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Paleontological Journal‭ ‬1976‭(‬3‭)‬:361-369.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Kurzanov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1976.
-‭ ‬Dromaeosauridae‭ (‬Dinosauria:‭ ‬Theropoda‭) ‬from the Bissekty Formation‭ (‬Upper Cretaceous:‭ ‬Turonian‭) ‬of Uzbekistan and the phylogenetic position of Itemirus medullaris Kurzanov,‭ ‬1976.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cretaceous Research‭ ‬51:‭ ‬225‭–‬240.‭ ‬-‭ ‬H.-D.‭ ‬Sues‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬Averianov‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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