Citipati was a omnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as South Gobi (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Citipati:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to 72.1 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a omnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Citipati illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Citipati was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. J. Makovicky and M. A. Norell. 1998. A partial ornithomimid braincase from Ukhaa Tolgod (Upper Cretaceous, Mongolia). American Museum Novitates 3247:1-16
  • M. Watabe and S. Suzuki. 2000. Report on the Japan–Mongolia Joint Paleontological Expedition to the Gobi desert, 1993. Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences Research Bulletin 1:17-29