Europasaurus

Europasaurus

Pronunciation:
yoo-roh-pah-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Europe lizard'
Europasaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
6.2m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 154-151 million years ago
Found in:
Germany

Although Europasaurus was a dwarf sauropod, it still grew to around 6m long.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria
Named by:
Sander, Mateus, Laven and Knötschke (2006)
Type species:
holgeri
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