Saurischia Theropoda Tetanurae Coelurosauria Ornithomimosauria Garudimimidae [?]
Barsbold, FAM. NOV. Generic type: Garudimimus Barsbold, gen. nov. Diagnosis: Primitive ornithomimosaurs with shortened ilia (shorter than pubis) and metatarsus, proximally almost not compressed third metatarsal and first toe (pollex). Pleurocoels are absent. Generic composition: Monotypic family. 6 Comparison: Primitive ornithomimosaurs are differentiated from progressive by the following features: ilia are shorter than pubis, third metatarsal is proximally almost not compressed, and this defines its considerable participation in the tarsal joint and the full separation of the second and fourth metatarsals which adjoin one another in the progressive representatives of the group.
Garudimimus brevipes - Baynshirenskaya Svita