|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|
|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.