Saltopus

Saltopus

Pronunciation:
sal-to-pus
Name meaning:
'hopping foot'
Saltopus
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Triassic, 221-210 million years ago
Found in:
Scotland, United Kingdom

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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