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meaning: "shaped like ancient bird"
Named By: Andrzej Elzanowski & Peter Wellnhofer in 1992
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 75 Ma
Location: Mongolia - Djadokhta Formation
Size: Total size unknown due to lack of remains. Skull roughly estimated to be about 5 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Skull and lower jaw fragments of a possibly juvenile individual
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Coelurosauria | Troodontidae |

Archaeornithoides is a genus of maniraptoriform theropod dinosaur of the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia.

Read more about Archaeornithoides at Wikipedia
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