an omnivorous oviraptorid theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of China.
Wang et al
Jiangxi Province, China
(Ganzhou lizard from Nankang)Etymology
is derived from "Ganzhou" (for Ganzhou City) and the Greek "sauros" (lizard).
The species epithet
, is derived from "Nankang" (for Nankang County) and the Latin "-ensis" (from, place of origin).
The remains of Ganzhousaurus
were discovered in the Nanxiong Formation near Ganzhou City, Nankang County, Jiangxi Province, southern China.
(SDM 20090302) is a partial skeleton including part of the lower jaw, some tail vertebrae, fragments of the pelvis and limbs, and a foot.
: Late Cretaceous
: 71-66 mya
Est. max. length
Est. max. hip height
Est. max. weight
• Wang S, Sun C, Sullivan C. and Xu X. (2013) "A new oviraptorid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of southern China".
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