Nqwebasaurus

Nqwebasaurus

Pronunciation:
n-qu-web-ah-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Nqweba lizard'
Nqwebasaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Mid Jurassic, 159-132 million years ago
Found in:
South Africa

Nqwebasaurus is known from a partial skeleton lacking the skull, so the shape of the head is based on similar dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria
Named by:
de Klerk, Forster, Sampson, Chinsamy and Ross (2000)
Type species:
thwazi
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