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meaning: "Narrow handed"
Named By: Charles Whitney Gilmore in 1924
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 76.5 Ma
Location: Canada - Alberta - Dinosaur Park Formation
Size: 2 meters long
Diet: Omnivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Oviraptoridea |
Also known as: | Caenagnathus collinsi | Caenagnathus sternbergi | Chirostenotes sternbergi | Elmisaurus elegans | Ornithomimus elegans | Macrophalangia canadensis |

Chirostenotes ( KY-ro-sti-NOH-teez; named from Greek 'narrow-handed') is a genus of oviraptorosaurian dinosaur from the late Cretaceous (about 76.5 million years ago) of Alberta, Canada. The type species is Chirostenotes pergracilis.

Read more about Chirostenotes at Wikipedia
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