an ornithomimosaurian theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of China.
Beishan (Northern Mountain) dragon
Makovicky et al
(Large Bei Shan Dragon)Etymology
is derived from the Mandarin "Bei Shan" (Northern Mountain) and "long" (dragon).
The species epithet
(gran-DIS), means "large" in Latin.
was discovered at the White Ghost Castle field area, Xinminpu Group, Yujingzi Basin, northern Gansu, China, by an international team of researchers from China and the United States during 2006 and 2007 field seasons.
, FRDC-GS GJ (06) 01-18, is a partial skeleton.
: Early Cretaceous
: 125-112 mya
Est. max. length
: 8 meters
Est. max. hip height
Est. max. weight
: 650 Kg
Time stands still for no man, and research is ongoing. If you spot an error, or want to expand, edit or add a dinosaur, please use this
form. Go here
to contribute to our FAQ.
All dinos are GM free, and no herbivores were eaten during site construction!
To cite this page:
:: from DinoChecker's dinosaur archive".
›. Web access: 27th Apr 2017.