Marshosaurus

Marshosaurus

Pronunciation:
marsh-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'[Othniel Charles] Marsh lizard'
Marshosaurus
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
6.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 154-142 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Marshosaurus is known from a partial skull and postcranium.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda
Named by:
Madsen (1976)
Type species:
bicentesimus

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