Ceratosaurus

Ceratosaurus

Pronunciation:
Keh-RAT-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'horned lizard'
Ceratosaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
6.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 150-144 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria
Named by:
Marsh (1884)
Type species:
nasicornis
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