Procompsognathus

Pro-compsognathus

Pronunciation:
pro-comp-sog-nay-thus
Name meaning:
'before Compsognathus'
Procompsognathus
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Triassic, 221-210 million years ago
Found in:
Germany

Procompsognathus was similar to Ornitholestes. The only specimen is badly crushed.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Coelophysoidea
Named by:
Fraas (1913)
Type species:
triassicus

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