Nemegtonykus

Name: Nemegtonykus ‭(‬Nemegt claw‭)‬.
Phonetic: Nem-egt-on-e-kus.
Named By: Sungjin Lee,‭ ‬Jin-Young Park,‭ ‬Yuong-Nam Lee,‭ ‬Su-Hwan Kim,‭ ‬Junchang Lü,‭ ‬Rinchen Barsbold‭ & ‬Khishigjav Tsogtbaatar‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Alvarezsauridae,‭ ‬Parvicursorinae.
Species: N.‭ ‬citus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore‭?
Size: About‭ ‬1‭ ‬meter long.
Known locations: Mongolia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Nemegt Formation.
Time period: Campanian/Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Nemegtonykus is a genus of alvarezsaurid dinosaur that lived in Asia during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new alvarezsaurid dinosaur from the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia‭"‬.‭ ‬Scientific Reports.‭ ‬9‭ (‬1‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Sungjin Lee,‭ ‬Jin-Young Park,‭ ‬Yuong-Nam Lee,‭ ‬Su-Hwan Kim,‭ ‬Junchang Lü,‭ ‬Rinchen Barsbold‭ & ‬Khishigjav Tsogtbaatar‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.



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