Piatnitzkysaurus

Piatnitzkysaurus

Pronunciation:
pye-at-nits-key-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Piatnitzky's lizard'
Piatnitzkysaurus
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
4.2m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 164-159 million years ago
Found in:
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Spinosauroidea, Megalosauridae, Eustreptospondylinae
Named by:
Bonaparte (1979)
Type species:
floresi
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