Paleontological Journal

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 103–108 | Cite as

On the finding of ornithomimid dinosaurs (Saurischia, Ornithomimosauria) in the Upper Cretaceous beds of Tajikistan

  • V. R. Alifanov
  • A. O. Averianov


Fragmentary remains of ornithomimids (Ornithomimidae indet.) from the Lower Santonian (Upper Cretaceous) Kansai locality in northwestern Fergana (Tajikistan) are described, and the composition of its dinosaurian assemblage is updated.

Key words

Dinosaurs Ornithomimidae Upper Cretaceous Santonian Tajikistan 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. R. Alifanov
    • 1
  • A. O. Averianov
    • 2
  1. 1.Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Zoological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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