Eoraptor

Eoraptor

Pronunciation:
EE-oh-RAP-tor
Name meaning:
'early plunderer'
Eoraptor
Dinosaur description:
200kg, 1.0m-long
small theropod
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Diet:
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Country:
Argentina
Period:
Late Triassic, 228 million years ago
Teeth:
small, razor-sharp, backward-curving teeth
How it moved:
on 2 legs
Food:
vertebrates

Taxonomic details

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