A Large Therizinosauroid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Early Cretaceous of Northwestern China

  title={A Large Therizinosauroid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Early Cretaceous of Northwestern China},
  author={Li Daqing and Peng Cuo and You Hailu and Matthew C. Lamanna and Jerald D. Harris and Kenneth J. Lacovara and Zhang Jianping},
  journal={Acta Geologica Sinica ‐ English Edition},
Abstract: We herein describe an associated partial postcranial skeleton of a theropod dinosaur discovered in the Lower Cretaceous Xinminpu Group of the Yujingzi Basin, in the Jiuquan area of Gansu Province, northwestern China. Features of its humerus, such as strongly expanded proximal and distal ends, a well developed medial tuberosity, distal condyles expressed on the humeral cranial surface, and a hypertrophied entepicondyle, definitively establish the therizinosauroid affinities of the… 

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