Malawisaurus

Malawisaurus

Pronunciation:
mah-lah-wee-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Malawi lizard'
Malawisaurus
Dinosaur description:
9.0m-long
sauropod
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Diet:
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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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