Riojasaurus

Riojasaurus

Pronunciation:
ree-oh-hah-sore-us
Name meaning:
'[La] Rioja lizard'
Riojasaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
5.15m
Diet:
herbivorous/omnivorous herbivorous/omnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Triassic, 221-210 million years ago
Found in:
Argentina

20 Riojasaurus skeletons have been found, both adult and young.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda, Anchisauria, Melanorosauridae
Named by:
Bonaparte (1969)
Type species:
incertus
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