Nqwebasaurus
Nqwebasaurus (pronounced: nnkweb-ah-sawr-us; in fact, "nq" is a nasal postalveolar click [ŋǃ]) is the name given to a genus of dinosaur sometime between the Tithonian to Valanginian (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous). It was the basalmost ornithomimosaur. Its fossils were found in South Africa in the Kirkwood Formation, which is called Nqweba in the native language of the Xhosa. It was nicknamed "Kirky" after this formation before receiving its scientific name.Nqwebasaurus is the earliest known coelurosaur from Gondwana, pre-dating other known North African taxa by 50 million years. It is also the first coelurosaur to be discovered and named from Africa.
The type species, Nqwebasaurus thwazi, was described by de Klerk, Forster, Sampson, Chinsamy and Ross in 2000. According to the authors, the new genus is one of the "most complete and best preserved Cretaceous theropods described thus far from Africa." The well-preserved specimen had a long, three-fingered hand which included a partially opposable thumb (a "killer claw") The fossil also contained gastroliths in its stomach. The specimen appeared to be a late juvenile about 30 cm (1 ft) high and around 90 cm (3 ft) long, though the length of its tail is not known.
New material from the holotype suggests that it was a basal ornithomimosaur, and that it was likely a herbivore. This has been assumed on the basis of the presence of reduced dentition and a gastric mill in Nqwebasaurus.

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Nqwebasaurus is the name given to a genus of dinosaur sometime between the Tithonian to Valanginian (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous). It was the ...
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Nqwebasaurus - About.com Dinosaurs
One of the few dinosaurs to be discovered in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Nqwebasaurus Fact Sheet. Nqwebasaurus was a tiny, meat-eating dinosaur that lived during the early Cretaceous period.
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N is for Nqwebasaurus – Phenomena
Jan 14, 2013 ... Such was the case with Nqwebasaurus thwazi, an early “ostrich mimic” dinosaur whose affinities only became clear a decade after first being ...
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Aug 16, 2012 ... We performed additional preparation on the holotype skeleton of Nqwebasaurus thwazi and discovered new skeletal material. We describe this ...
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Nqwebasaurus
Nqwebasaurus
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
Nqwebasaurus (pronounced: nnkweb-ah-sawr-us; in fact, "nq" is a nasal postalveolar click ) is the name given to a genus of dinosaur from the Tithonian to Valanginian (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous).
Nqwebasaurus: Tithonian, Jurassic, Coelurosauria, South Africa, ...
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Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, Susan F. Marseken, 2010
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Nqwebasaurus (pronounced: nnkweb-ah-sawr-us.
Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds
Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds
John A. Long, 2008
The fast running lizard from the Nqweba region, Nicknamed 'Kirky' when it was found in 1996 in the Kirkwood Formation, South Africa, Nqwebasaurus was an exciting discovery as previously known primitive coelurosaurs were mainly from the ...
Dino Finder: Dot-To-Dot
Dino Finder: Dot-To-Dot
Jerald D. Harris, 2002
Nqwebasaurus. en-KWEH-buh-SAWR-us "Lizard from Kirkwood" (Nqweba= African name for Kirkwood, the name of the area in which its fossils were found, saurus = lizard) 3Vs feet (1m) long, 14 inches (35cm) tall, around 13 pounds (6kg ) ...
The Dinosauria: Second Edition
The Dinosauria: Second Edition
David B. Weishampel, Peter Dodson, Halszka Osmólska, 2004
Skeleton of Nqwebasaurus thwazi. ... However, as the postcranium of Proceratosaurus and most of the cranium of Nqwebasaurus are unknown, this clade is not well supported, and future studies will likely find alternative positions for the ...
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