Itemirus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Republic of Karakalpakstan (Uzbekistan).

Quick facts about Itemirus:

  • Existed from 93.5 million years ago to Coniacian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 6 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Itemirus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. A. Nessov. 1985. Redkie kostnye ryby, nazemiye yashcheritsy i mlekopitayushchie zony limanov i primorskikh nizmennostey mela Kyzylkumov [Rare bony fishes, terrestrial lizards, and mammals in the estuarine and coastal lowland zone of the Kyzyl-Kum Cretaceous]. Yearbook of the All-Union Paleontological Association 28:199-219
  • L. A. Nessov. 1995. Dinozavri severnoi Yevrazii: Novye dannye o sostave kompleksov, ekologii i paleobiogeografii [Dinosaurs of northern Eurasia: new data about assemblages, ecology, and paleobiogeography]. Institute for Scientific Research on the Earth's Crust, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg
  • A. N. Riabinin. 1931. Ostatki dinozavrov iz verkhnego mela nizov'ev r. Amu-Dar'i [On the dinosaurian remains from the Upper Cretaceous of the lower parts of the Amu-Daria River]. Zapiski Rossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 60(1):114-118