Pelecanimimus

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Pelecanimimus
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 130 Ma
Pelecanimimus restoration.jpeg
Restoration of P.polyodon
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Clade: Ornithomimosauria
Genus: Pelecanimimus
Perez-Moreno et al., 1994
Species:
P. polyodon
Binomial name
Pelecanimimus polyodon
Perez-Moreno et al., 1994

Pelecanimimus (meaning "pelican mimic") is a primitive theropod dinosaur from Spain. It is notable for possessing more teeth than any other member of the Ornithomimosauria (or any other theropod), most of which were toothless[1].

References[change | change source]

  1. Beaked theropod has most teeth of any theropod - 1994.