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meaning: "Erlik's lizard"
Named By: Altangerel Perle in 1980
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 90 Ma
Location: Mongolia - Bayan Shireh Formation
Size: Estimated at 4.5 to 6 meters long. Skull is twenty-five centimetres long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete skull with mandible (lower jaw) and partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Therizinosauridae |

Erlikosaurus is a genus of herbivorous theropod dinosaur from the late Cretaceous Period, belonging to the Therizinosauridae. Its fossils, a skull and some post-cranial fragments, were found in the Bayan Shireh Formation of Mongolia, dating to around 90 million years ago.

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