A therizinosauroid dinosaur with integumentary structures from China

  title={A therizinosauroid dinosaur with integumentary structures from China},
  author={Xing Xu and Zhi-lu Tang and Xiaolin Wang},
Therizinosauroidea (‘segnosaurs’) are little-known group of Asian dinosaurs with an unusual combination of features that, until recently, obscured their evolutionary relationships. Suggested affinities include Ornithischia, Sauropodomorpha,, Theropoda and Saurischia sedis mutabilis. Here we describe a new therizinosauroid from the Yixian Formation (Early Cretaceous, Liaoning, China). This new taxon provides fresh evidence that therizinosauroids are nested within the coelurosaurian theropods… 
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