Haplocheirus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Xinjiang (China).

Quick facts about Haplocheirus:

  • Existed from Oxfordian Age to 157.3 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Haplocheirus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • N. R. Longrich and P. J. Currie. 2010. A new oviraptorid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Bayan Mandahu, Inner Mongolia. Palaeontology 53(5):945-960