Leptorhynchos (dinosaur)

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Leptorhynchos
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 75–66 Ma
Leptorhynchos elegans.jpg
Foot bones of L. elegans
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Family: Caenagnathidae
Subfamily: Elmisaurinae
Genus: Leptorhynchos
Longrich et al., 2013
Type species
Leptorhynchos gaddisi[1]
Longrich et al., 2013
Species

L. elegans
(Parks, 1933)
L. gaddisi
Longrich et al., 2013

Leptorhynchos is an extinct genus of caenagnathid dinosaurs known from the Late Cretaceous Dinosaur Park, Hell Creek[2] and Aguja Formations of west Texas and Montana, United States and southern Alberta, Canada.[3] It lived about 75 to 66 million years ago.[2]

Foot specimen TMP 2000.012.0008

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Longrich, N. R.; Barnes, K.; Clark, S.; Millar, L. (2013). "Correction to "Caenagnathidae from the Upper Campanian Aguja Formation of West Texas, and a Revision of the Caenagnathinae"". Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History. 54 (2): 263. doi:10.3374/014.054.0204. 
  2. ^ a b Dinosaur distribution (Late Cretaceous; North America; Montana). Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 584
  3. ^ Longrich, N. R.; Barnes, K.; Clark, S.; Millar, L. (2013). "Caenagnathidae from the Upper Campanian Aguja Formation of West Texas, and a Revision of the Caenagnathinae". Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History. 54: 23. doi:10.3374/014.054.0102.