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meaning: "from Shixing"
Named By: J.inC. Lu & B.inK. Zhang in 2005
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 70 Ma
Location: China - Pingling Formation
Size: Roughly estimated to be about 1.5 meters long
Diet: Uncertain/Omnivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Oviraptorosauria | Oviraptoridae |

Shixinggia is a genus of oviraptorosaurian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous period of Shixing County, Guangdong, China. While no skull was recovered, the specimen (BVP-112) is known from a fair amount of post-cranial material that shows it was a fairly derived oviraptorosaur (slightly more advanced than Nomingia), of superfamily Caenagnathoidea. Lu et al. (2003, 2005) describe it as an oviraptorid, but it could possibly be a caenagnathid [1]. Along with the more advanced Heyuannia, Shixinggia is one of the few oviraptorosaurs known from China.

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