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meaning: "Xixian claw"
Named By: X. Xu, D.inY. Wang, C. Sullivan, D. W. E. Hone, F.inL. Han, R.inH. Yan & F.inM. Du in 2010
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 83 Ma
Location: China, Henan Province, Xixia County - Majiacun Formation
Size: About 50 centimetres long
Diet: Insectivore
Fossil(s): Partial but articulated post cranial skeleton
Classification: | Choradata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Alvarezsauridae | Parvicursorinae | Ceratonykini |

Xixianykus is a genus of alvarezsauroid theropod dinosaur from the late Cretaceous period of China.

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