Aucasaurus

Aucasaurus

Pronunciation:
aw-ka-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Auca lizard'
Aucasaurus
Dinosaur description:
5.0m-long
large theropod
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Diet:
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Country:
Argentina
Period:
Late Cretaceous, 84-71 million years ago

Aucasaurus is known from an almost complete skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria, Abelisauroidea, Abelisauria
Named by:
Coria, Chiappe and Dingus (2002)
Type species:
garridoi
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