Xixianykus was a (unknown). It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Hubei (China).

Quick facts about Xixianykus:

  • Existed from Coniacian Age to Santonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Xixianykus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Xu and D.-Y. Wang. 2010. A basal parvicursorine (Theropoda: Alvarezsauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous of China. Zootaxa 2413:1-19