Rhoetosaurus

Rhoetosaurus

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'Rhoetan lizard'

15.0m-long sauropod

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Australia

Period: Mid Jurassic, 177-169 million years ago

Only a partial skeleton of Rhoetosaurus has been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda

Named by: Longman (1926)

Type species: brownei

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