Pisanosaurus

Pisanosaurus

Pronunciation:
pee-sahn-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Pisano's lizard'
Pisanosaurus
Dinosaur description:
0.9m-long
euornithopod
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Diet:
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Country:
Argentina
Period:
Late Triassic, 227-221 million years ago

Pisanosaurus is one of the oldest ornithischians (bird-hipped dinosaurs).

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia
Named by:
Casamiquela (1967)
Type species:
merti
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