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meaning: "Lizard in Khakas language"
Named By: Averianov, Krasnolutskii & Ivantsov in 2010
Time Period: Middle Jurassic, 165 Ma
Location: Russia, Krasnoyarsk Krai
Size: Uncertain due to incomplete fossil material
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull including the maxilla and premaxilla as well as foot and hand bones
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Proceratosauridae | Tyrannosauroidea |

Kileskus (meaning lizard in the Khakas language) is a genus of tyrannosauroid dinosaur known from partial remains found in Middle Jurassic (Bathonian stage) rocks of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. Fossils recovered include the holotype maxilla, a premaxilla, a surangular, and a few bones from the hand and foot. The skull bones are similar to those of Proceratosaurus. The type species is K. aristotocus. Kileskus was named in 2010 by Averianov and colleagues.

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