Malawisaurus

Malawisaurus

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'Malawi lizard'
Malawisaurus
9.0m-long sauropod
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Diet: herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country: Malawi
Period: Early Cretaceous, 121-112 million years ago

Skull elements, teeth, vertebrae, limb bones and osteoderms (armour) of several individuals have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria, Lithostrotia
Named by: Haughton (1928)
Type species: dixeyi
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