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meaning: "Erlian lizard"
Named By: X. Xu, Z.inH. Zhang, P. C. Sereno, X.inJ. Zhao, X.inW. Kuang, J. Han & L. Tan in 2002
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, c 85 ma.
Location: Mongolia - Iren Dabasu Formation
Size: Holotype estimated about 2.5 meters long, but this is a subadult, and fully grown adults would have been larger
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial remains including limbs, pelvis and vertebrae
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Therizinosauroidea |

Erliansaurus is a genus of therizinosauroid theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of China.

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