Shanag

genus of reptiles (fossil)

Shanag is a genus of small carnivourus dinosaur. It was a dromaeosaur, a relative of the Velociraptor.[1]

Shanag
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 130 Ma
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Clade: Eumaniraptora
Family: Dromaeosauridae
Genus: Shanag
Turner et al., 2007
Species:
S. ashile
Binomial name
Shanag ashile
Turner et al., 2007

Shanag was about 1.5 meters with a weight of five kilograms when fully grown.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Turner, A.S.; Hwang, S.H.; Norell, M.A. (2007). "A small derived theropod from Öösh, Early Cretaceous, Baykhangor Mongolia" (PDF). American Museum Novitates. 3557 (1): 1–27. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2007)3557[1:ASDTFS]2.0.CO;2. Retrieved 2007-03-29.