Parvicursor

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Parvicursor
Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous
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Parvicursor

Karhu & Rautian 1996
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P. remotus Karhu & Rautian 1996 (type)

Parvicursor (meaning "small runner") is a genus of tiny maniraptoran dinosaur with long slender legs for fast running. At only about 39 cm (~15 in) from snout to end of tail, and 162 grams (5.7 ounces) in weight, it is one of the smallest non-avian dinosaurs known from an adult specimen.[1]

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  1. Which was the smallest dinosaur? Royal Tyrrell Museum. Last accessed 2008-05-23.