Caenagnathasia

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Caenagnathasia
Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous
Caenagnathasia martinsoni.jpg
Illustration of the jaw
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Caenagnathasia
Binomial name
Caenagnathasia martinsoni
Currie, Godfrey, & Nesov 1993

Caenagnathasia (meaning 'recent jaw from Asia') was a small oviraptorosaurian dinosaur (superfamily Caenagnathoidea), measuring only 1 m (3 ft) in length and weighing around 8 kg (18 lb). Like all oviraptorosaurs, Caenagnathasia had three fingers on each 'hand' and three toes on each 'foot', with bone fusion similar to that of birds.

Caenagnathasia lived in the Upper Cretaceous, around 90 million years ago.

Life restoration