Sinornithoides was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Inner Mongolia (China) and Gansu (China).

Quick facts about Sinornithoides:

  • Existed from 139.8 million years ago to 100.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Had a body mass of approximately 2.5 kg
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Sinornithoides was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Dong. 1997. On small theropods from Mazongshan area, Gansu Province, China. In Z. Dong (ed.), Sino-Japanese Silk Road Dinosaur Expedition. China Ocean Press, Beijing
  • Z.-M. Dong. 1994. The field activities of the Sino-Canadian Dinosaur Project in China, 1987-1990. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):1997-2001