Name: Kansaignathus ‭(‬Kansai jaw‭)‬.
Phonetic: Kan-sigh-nay-fus.
Named By: A.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Averianov‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬V.‭ ‬Lopatin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Dromaeosauridae,‭ ‬Eudromaeosauria,‭ ‬Velociraptorinae.
Species: K.‭ ‬sogdianus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unknown due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: Tajikistan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ialovachsk Formation.
Time period: Santonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Right dentary‭ (‬jaw bone‭)‬.

       Kansaignathus is a genus of velociraptorine dromaeosaurid dinosaur that lived in Central Asia during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A New Theropod Dinosaur‭ (‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Dromaeosauridae‭) ‬from the Late Cretaceous of Tajikistan.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Doklady Earth Sciences.‭ ‬499‭ (‬1‭)‬:‭ ‬570‭–‬574.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Averianov‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬V.‭ ‬Lopatin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.


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