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Gallimimus bullatus Osmólska et al. 1972 (ornithomimid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57265

Skull of Gallimimus bullatus showing preserved rhamphotheca.

Alternative combination: Ornithomimus bullatus

Full reference: H. Osmólska, E. Roniewicz, and R. Barsbold. 1972. A new dinosaur, Gallimimus bullatus n. gen., n. sp. (Ornithomimidae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia. Palaeontologia Polonica 27:103-143

Belongs to Gallimimus according to P. J. Makovicky et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: G.I.No.DPS 100/10, a skull. Its type locality is Tsagan Hushu, site 3 [PMPE], which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial sandstone in the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 374.0, femur circumference 123.7, fibula length 368.0, fibula circumference 30.0, humerus length 530.0, radius length 188.9, scapula length 450.0, skull 194.2 x 115.0, tibia length 327.1, tibia circumference 115.9, tibiotarsus length 546.5, ulna length 199.4

Estimated body mass: 123.9 kg based on femur length