(named after Öksökö, a three headed eagle in Altaic mythology).
Named By: G. F. Funston, C. Tsogtbaatar, K. Tsogtbaatar, Y. Kobayashi, C. Sullivan & P. J. Currie - 2020.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Oviraptosauria.
Species: O. avarsan (type).
Size: Roughly estimated at about 1.2-1,2 meters long.
Known locations: Mongolia - Nemegt Formation.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeletons of more than one individual.
is a genus of oviraptorid
dinosaur that lived in Asia during the late
- A new two-fingered dinosaur sheds light on the radiation of Oviraptorosauria. - Royal Society Open Science. 7 (10): 201184. - G. F. Funston, C. Tsogtbaatar, K. Tsogtbaatar, Y. Kobayashi, C. Sullivan & P. J. Currie - 2020.