Alvarezsaurus

Alvarezsaurus

Pronunciation:
al-var-rez-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'Alvarez's lizard'
Alvarezsaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
2.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 89-85 million years ago
Found in:
Argentina

Alvarezsaurus may have been feathered.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Alvarezsauridae
Named by:
Bonaparte (1991)
Type species:
calvoi
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