Guaibasaurus

Guaibasaurus

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'[Rio] Guaiba lizard'

1.8m-long small theropod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Brazil

Period: Late Triassic, 221-210 million years ago

This early dinosaur is known from a partial skeleton. Scientists are not sure how it relates to later dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda

Named by: Bonaparte, Ferigolo and Ribeiro (1999)

Type species: candelariensis

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