Saltopus

Saltopus

sal-to-pus

'hopping foot'

Body type: small theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Period: Late Triassic, 221-210 million years ago

Saltopus was a small dinosaur. It was probably under 1m when fully grown, but we are not exactly sure as only a fragmentary skeleton has been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria

Named by: Huene (1910)

Type species: elginensis

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