Eoraptor

Eoraptor

Pronunciation:
EE-oh-RAP-tor
Name meaning:
'early plunderer'
Eoraptor
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.0m
Weight:
200kg
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
Teeth:
small, razor-sharp, backward-curving teeth
Food:
vertebrates
How it moved:
on 2 legs
When it lived:
Late Triassic, 228 million years ago
Found in:
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda
Named by:
Sereno, Forster, Rogers and Monetta (1993)
Type species:
lunensis

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