Alvarezsauridae

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Alvarezsauridae
Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous
Mononykus skeleton fix.jpg
Reconstructed skeleton of Mononykus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Superfamily: Alvarezsauroidea
Family: Alvarezsauridae
Bonaparte, 1991
Subgroups
Synonyms

Parvicursoridae Karhu & Rautian, 1996
Mononykidae Chiappe et al., 1998

The Alvarezsauridae were a family of long-legged dinosaurs. Some alvarezsaurs, such as Kol, may have fed on insects.