Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 70–66 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Family: Abelisauridae
Genus: Ornithomimoides
von Huene and Matley, 1933
  • O. barasimlensis (type)
  • O. mobilis

Ornithomimoides ("bird mimic-like") is a dubious genus of theropod dinosaur, from the Late Cretaceous period (Maastrichtian stage, sometime between 70–66 mya) of India.[1] Two species have been identified, though they are known only from isolated vertebrae. O. barasimlensis is known from five dorsal vertebrae, and O. mobilis from four smaller vertebrae, found at the same location. It is possible that they were very big species of abelisaur, and may have measured around 6.2 to 9 meters (20 to 30 feet) in length.

See also


  1. ^ Ornithomimoides in the Dinosaur Encyclopaedia at Dino Russ's Lair