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  • noun zoology A member of the Oviraptoridae, birdlike maniraptoran dinosaurs.

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  • noun advanced carnivorous theropod


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  • The most recently named oviraptorid is Nemegtomaia barsboldi from the Maastrichtian Nemegt Formation (Lü et al. 2004, 2005).

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  • The affinities of this taxon are uncertain – it may be a caenagnathid and not an oviraptorid.

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  • The embryo is significant in that it was the specimen that demonstrated that most/some eggs attributed to Protoceratops were actually oviraptorid eggs.

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  • New oviraptorid dinosaur (Dinosauria: Oviraptorosauria) from the Nemegt Formation of southwestern Mongolia.

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  • A new oviraptorid (Theropod [sic]: Oviraptorosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous of the Nanxiong Basin, Guangdong Province of southern China.

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  • It turns out that Oviraptor was comparatively long-skulled for an oviraptorid and it may have been the most basal oviraptorine (Clark et al. 2002).

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  • The poor creature looks as if the special effects artists took one of the Jurassic Park raptors, stuck a crest from an oviraptorid dinosaur on its head, and then gave it a bad toupee. Top headlines

  • Fossilized egg of the oviraptorid Citipati, American Museum of Natural - Articles related to Exploration Place Little Explorers workshops involve children in science fun


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